1. 1〔耐久力〕durability;〔使用に耐えること〕wear
    • 手入れをすれば持ちが違う
    • Good care improves durability./Things last longer if you take good care of them.
    • このチーズは持ちがよい[悪い]
    • This cheese keeps [does not keep] well.
    • このセーターは持ちがよかった[悪かった]
    • This sweater wore well [badly].
  1. 2〔負担〕
    • 部屋の改造をしたければ自分持ちでしてください
    • If you want to remodel your room, you can do it at your own expense.
    • 旅費は会社持ちだ
    • The company will pay [bear] the cost of the trip.
  1. 3〔…用〕
    • 男[女]持ちの傘
    • umbrellas for gentlemen [ladies]/gentlemen's [ladies'] umbrellas