held past and past part of hold

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index arrested (apprehended), in custody

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Decided or ruled, as in "the court held that the contract was valid."
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

In relation to the opinion of a court, decided.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

In relation to the opinion of a court, decided.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   decided or ruled, as "the court held that the contract was valid."
   See also: decision, judgment, ruling

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • held — sb., et …   Dansk ordbog

  • Held(in) — Held(in) …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Held — may refer to:* Anna Held (1872–1918), Polish stage performer. * Louis Held (1851–1927), German photojournalist. * Heinrich Held (1868–1938), Minister President of Bavaria. * John Held, Jr. (1889–1958), U.S. illustrator, * Al Held (1928–2005), U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Held up — is a phrase that means delayed or obstructed Held up can also refer to:* held up , past tense of hold up, or a robbery * Held Up for the Makin s , a 1920 short film * Held Up , a 1999 movie starring Jamie Foxxee also*Holdup …   Wikipedia

  • Held — Held: Die Herkunft des altgerm. Substantivs *haliÞ , *haluÞ »‹freier› Mann; Krieger; Held« (mhd. held, niederl. held, aengl. hæle‹đ›, schwed. hjälte) lässt sich nicht befriedigend deuten. Seit dem 18. Jh. wird »Held« auch im Sinne von… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Held — Sm std. (9. Jh.), mhd. helt, ahd. helid, as. heliđ, mndd. helt, mndl. helet Stammwort. Aus g. * halud (wohl erst sekundär auch * halid ) m. Held, Kämpfer, freier Mann , auch in anord. ho̧lđr Erbbauer, Mann , neben anord. halr Mann , ae. hæle(þ).… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Held — Held, imp. & p. p. of {Hold}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Held [2] — Held, 1) Vicekanzler Kaisers Karl V., schloß 1538 den Heiligen Bund gegen die Protestanten in Nürnberg; der Kaiser war deshalb mit ihm unzufrieden. 2) Heinrich, geb. in Guhrau in Schlesien gegen Ende des 16. Jahrh., lebte daselbst als Licentiat… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • held — [held] the past tense and past participle of ↑hold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Held — [Aufbauwortschatz (Rating 1500 3200)] Bsp.: • Er wurde der Held der Nation. • Sie sind Sport Stars und auch nationale Helden …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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