People Holding

Holding is the action of grasping onto or supporting another person or object using one’s hands or arms. Holding can refer to the general act of grabbing onto another object, such as when one holds a breadstick or a cell phone, but can also refer to the physical supporting and carrying of another human, like a small child. One might also hold a door open for another person upon entering or exiting a room as a friendly or polite gesture, and two people can hold each other’s hands as a symbol of affection or security. Holding can also be used in a less literal context, such as when one holds another’s spot in a line.

What does holding hands mean?

Holding hands is an act of physical intimacy where two or more people hold the other persons’ hand in their own. It is not always a romantic act. Spouses and romantic couples many hold hands as a sign of affection, and parents may hold small children’s hands for guidance or for authority. In Arab countries, Africa, and some parts of Asia, holding hands is a sign of friendship and respect.


What is the meaning of “How are you holding up?”

When someone asks “how are you holding up?” the person asking the question knows the previous (and often times negative) situation of the person being asked. They are asking the question to see how he/she is dealing with it, and if he/she is okay. They are asking how things are going emotionally after what happened.

How do you hold a baby?

To hold a baby, cradle the baby’s head with your hand, and then use the other hand to support the baby’s bottom. The baby should be lifted up to your chest to ensure their head is resting on you. The baby’s head and neck should be supported by your hand, and they should be turned to the side for an open airway.

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5’9” | 1.75 m
30-45
Men Holding Babies - Standing
175.000
45.00
1650
3D
Men Holding Babies - Standing
5’4”-5’9” | 163-175 cm
Parenting - Protective Masks
175.000
3D
Parenting - Protective Masks
5’4”-5’9” | 1.63-1.75 m (avg)
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Groups
175.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Groups
5’9” | 1.75 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Back
175.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Back
5’9” | 1.75 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Front
175.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Front
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Kneeling
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Kneeling
5’9” | 1.75 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Pairs
175.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Pairs
5’9” | 1.75 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Side
175.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Side
5’4” | 1.63 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Back
163.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Back
5’4” | 1.63 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Front
163.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Front
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Kneeling
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Kneeling
5’4” | 1.63 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Pairs
163.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Pairs
5’4” | 1.63 m
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Side
163.000
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Side
20-45
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Sitting
45.00
3D
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Sitting
5’4” | 1.63 m
30-45
Women Holding Babies - Standing
163.000
45.00
1650
3D
Women Holding Babies - Standing
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Back
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Back
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Front
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Front
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Pointing
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Pointing
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Running
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Running
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Side
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Side
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Walking
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Walking
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men - Back
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men - Back
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men - Front
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men - Front
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men - Side
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men - Side
5’4” | 1.63 cm (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Women - Back
1.630
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Women - Back
5’4” | 1.63 cm (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Women - Front
1.630
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Women - Front
5’4” | 1.63 cm (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Women - Side
1.630
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Women - Side
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Pairs
Front elevation drawings of Pairs of Protesters Holding Signs (Men) in various postures labeled with average height

Protestors hold signs to rally others for their cause. Protestors hold signs with phrases that are important to their cause, such as “black lives matter.” Protestors typically hold signs with phrases that can be read quickly in bold writing so that their messages can be communicated to passerby’s.

Outline elevation drawings of Protesters Holding Signs (Men) in Pairs
Protestors hold signs to rally others for their cause. Protestors hold signs with phrases that are important to their cause, such as “black lives matter.” Protestors typically hold signs with phrases that can be read quickly in bold writing so that their messages can be communicated to passerby’s.

Outline elevation drawings of Protesters Holding Signs (Men) in Pairs
Protesters Holding Signs - Men - Pairs
Height:
5’9” | 1.75 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
Clothing Style
Protective, Casual
Gender
Male
Age
20-45

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Protesters Holding Signs (Men - Pairs) assorted elevations

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Men Holding Babies - Standing

Holding babies is how we cradle babies whether to snuggle them, carry them from one place to another, or feed them. It is important when holding babies to always support their neck. When holding a baby, do not shake or drop the baby as that can cause harm to the baby.

Elevation illustration of a group of men holding babies
Holding babies is how we cradle babies whether to snuggle them, carry them from one place to another, or feed them. It is important when holding babies to always support their neck. When holding a baby, do not shake or drop the baby as that can cause harm to the baby.

Elevation illustration of a group of men holding babies
Men Holding Babies - Standing
Height:
5’9” | 1.75 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
Clothing Style
Casual
Gender
Men
Age
30-45

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Men Holding Babies (Standing) elevation (multiple people)

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Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Front
Front elevation drawings of Protesters Holding Signs (Women) in various postures labeled with average height

Protestors hold signs to rally others for their cause. Protestors hold signs with phrases that are important to their cause, such as “black lives matter.” Protestors typically hold signs with phrases that can be read quickly in bold writing so that their messages can be communicated to passerby’s.

Additional assorted front elevation drawings of Protesters Holding Signs (Women) in a range of other poses
Protestors hold signs to rally others for their cause. Protestors hold signs with phrases that are important to their cause, such as “black lives matter.” Protestors typically hold signs with phrases that can be read quickly in bold writing so that their messages can be communicated to passerby’s.

Additional assorted front elevation drawings of Protesters Holding Signs (Women) in a range of other poses
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Front
Height:
5’4” | 1.63 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
Clothing Style
Protective, Casual
Gender
Female
Age
20-45

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Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Front assorted elevations

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Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Running
Collection of drawings in side elevation of Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Running) in a range of positions

Young adults hold hands to show their closeness with the person they are holding hands with. Holding hands is a long term clasp of one person’s hand to the other person’s. Young adults can hold hands to express unity. Young adults holding hands can provide comfort and strength by dispelling feelings of loneliness.

Side elevation drawings of Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Running) in various postures
Young adults hold hands to show their closeness with the person they are holding hands with. Holding hands is a long term clasp of one person’s hand to the other person’s. Young adults can hold hands to express unity. Young adults holding hands can provide comfort and strength.

Side elevation drawings of Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Running) in various postures
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Running
Height:
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
Clothing Style
Casual
Gender
Men & Women
Age
20-40 years

Drawings include:
Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Running) assorted elevations (detail), elevations (outline)

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Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Pairs
Front elevation drawings of pairs Protesters Holding Signs (Women) in various postures labeled with average height

Protestors hold signs to rally others for their cause. Protestors hold signs with phrases that are important to their cause, such as “black lives matter.” Protestors typically hold signs with phrases that can be read quickly in bold writing so that their messages can be communicated to passerby’s.

Drawings of pairs of Protesters Holding Signs (Women) in various postures represented in outline silhouettes
Protestors hold signs to rally others for their cause. Protestors hold signs with phrases that are important to their cause, such as “black lives matter.” Protestors typically hold signs with phrases that can be read quickly in bold writing so that their messages can be communicated to passerby’s.

Drawings of pairs of Protesters Holding Signs (Women) in various postures represented in outline silhouettes
Protesters Holding Signs - Women - Pairs
Height:
5’4” | 1.63 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
Clothing Style
Protective, Casual
Gender
Female
Age
20-45

Drawings include:
Protesters Holding Signs (Women - Pairs) assorted elevations

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