to consider; to regard (transitive, with preposition für)
to adhere (reflexive, with preposition: an) (to)
expresses a positive or negative opinion depending on quantity (with preposition: von)
Ich halte viel von Dieter.
I like Dieter a lot.
Ich halte wenig von Tomaten.
I do not like tomatoes very much.
About German Verb "halten"
The German verb halten is one of the most commonly used German verbs. According to our analysis of 100,000+ German news articles, halten is the 20th most used verb. Our data on the German verb halten comes from Wiktionary and is verified through secondary sources like Duden. The different colors in our verb conjugation chart represent certain morphological transformations. These verb cojugations are derived algorithmically.