1) to hold before or against, hold back, withstand, endure
2) to keep one's self directly opposite to any one, hold to him firmly, cleave to, paying heed to him
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:827, 286
From G473 and the middle of G2192; to hold oneself opposite to, that is, (by implication) adhere to; by extension to care for: - hold fast, hold to, support.
|b cling to a belief||31.49|
|a adhere to||34.24|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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