Meanings

1.
to hold something in front
(Think of holding a mirror front of you. Actually, that's kind of the only context in which you'll see this meaning.)
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2.
to have in reserve, to have on stock
(A formal, technical sounding verb for "having something ready to be used")
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3.
to last
(Usually used in the context of a good meal "lasting" for a fair bit of time. Pretty rare otherwise. )
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4.
to reproach someone for something
("jemandem etwas vorhalten" - this is the most common use out of all of them, but still, it's not very common. Sounds a bit more moderate than "vorwerfen".)
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Word Family

Root: *haldanan
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