hold (v.)
consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
3H6 II.i.102[Edward to Warwick, of York] Which held thee dearly as his soul's redemption
3H6 II.ii.109[Richard to Northumberland] I hold thee reverently
Cym IV.ii.67[Belarius to Arviragus and Guiderius] we are held as outlaws
Cym IV.iii.16.1[Pisanio to Cymbeline] Hold me your loyal servant
Cym V.v.400[Cymbeline to Belarius] Thou art my brother; so we'll hold thee ever
H8 I.iii.47.1[Sands to Lovell and Lord Chamberlain, of his entertaining ladies with music] have an hour of hearing, and ... / Held current music too
MA III.ii.87[Don John to Claudio, of Don Pedro] I think he holds you well
Oth I.iii.384[Iago alone, of Othello] He holds me well [i.e. he esteems me]
TC II.iii.178[Agamemnon to Ajax, of Achilles] 'Tis said he holds you well
TNK III.vi.89.2[Arcite to Palamon] Take my sword; I hold it better
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