Hold back synonyms
To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
To prevent from happening:
A check is the bill a person receives at a restaurant, or a paper order directing your bank to pay money to a third party from your bank account.
To hold or keep in possession
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
hold back; keep from being perceived by others
Curb is defined as to control or hold back.
To return to a previous state of being.
To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
(--- Biology) To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of (an enzyme or organ, for example).
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To endure; tolerate
To stop, check, block.
To desist is defined as to stop something.
To order a bank to withhold payment of:
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
Find another word for hold back. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hold back, like: abstain, hesitate, avoid, check, retain, wait, restrain, hold, contain, hold in and curb.