Hold back synonyms

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(Intransitive) Refrain from (something); hold one's self aloof; to forbear or keep from doing, especially an indulgence of the passions or appetites. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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To hold or keep in possession
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To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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Curb is defined as to control or hold back.
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To keep oneself in check; control oneself under provocation
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To stop; to keep (from happening). [from 16th c.]
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To prevent from happening:
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To stop, check, block.
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To return to a previous state of being.
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To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
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To order a bank to withhold payment of:
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To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
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To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret.
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hold back; keep from being perceived by others
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To cause to wait or delay.
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To remain in a state or condition; stay:
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To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
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To desist is defined as to stop something.
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(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
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To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
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(--- Biology) To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of (an enzyme or organ, for example).
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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, retain, hesitate, restrain, curb, forbear, check, prevent, avoid, balk and turn-back.