Synonyms of hold on in English:

hold on

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1‘hold on a minute, I'll be right back!’

wait, wait a minute, just a moment, just a second, stay here, stay put, remain here
hold the line
informal hang on, hang around, hang about, stick around, sit tight, hold your horses
archaic, literary tarry

2‘if only they could hold on a little longer’

keep going, keep on, survive, last, continue, persevere, struggle on, carry on, go on, hang on, hold out, not give up, see it through, stay the course
informal soldier on, stick at it, stick it out, hang in there

give up