To Hold Something Down
To Grasp Something
transitive verb, ichidan verb
The kanji means push, and this verb means things like to hold something down and to grasp something. This verb is pretty versatile, and you can use it if you're holding down a piece of paper, holding a cloth to a wound, or grasping a concept.
This has the same reading as the kanji you learned, so hopefully you can read this on your own.
The alien held down the man's head forcefully with his left hand.
These words are important, so make sure to master them!
What's wrong? You're holding your stomach.