Synonyms for Hold up:
n.burgle, help yourself to something, plunder, run away with, walk off with, loot, steal. busy, exhibit, jam, display, bumper-to-bumper, gridlock, elevate, bottleneck, congestion, congestion charge, filter. shore up, break someone's fall, stop, prop up, steady yourself, hinder, pause, interrupt, catch. burglary, grand larceny, heist, burglarize, mug, hijacking, identity theft, extortion, carjacking, rob, break in, breaking and entering, waylay. recess, brace, shoulder, interlude, cooling-off period, interruption, interval, intermission. put off, prolong the agony, set-back, keep someone waiting, stall, sidetrack. trot out, wheel out, show, yield up, produce, present. stabilize, jog along, regularize, standardize, preserve, level.
support, sustain, hold.
interrupt, stop, hinder, pause, detain, delay.
mug, stick up, waylay, burglarize.
grand larceny, breaking and entering, burglary, extortion, identity theft, hijacking, gridlock, congestion charge, carjacking, bumper-to-bumper, bottleneck, yield up. trot out, congestion, set-back, heist, wheel out, prop up, sidetrack, jam. busy, plunder, stop, brace. exhibit. produce, break in, filter. display. show, present. catch. •adjourn