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To be or remain true, valid, or applicable. The law must hold true for every person in society, not just those who earn the most money. The same holds true today, even with all the recent technological advancements we've made.
[for something] to be true; [for something] to remain true. Does this rule hold true all the time? Yes, it holds true no matter what.
see under hold good.