Hold back synonyms
To hold or keep in possession
Curb is defined as to control or hold back.
To desist is defined as to stop something.
To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
To keep oneself in check; control oneself under provocation
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
To prevent from happening:
To stop, check, block.
To return to a previous state of being.
To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
To order a bank to withhold payment of:
To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
hold back; keep from being perceived by others
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
(--- Biology) To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of (an enzyme or organ, for example).
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, curb, desist, hesitate, forbear, check, prevent, restrain, avoid and balk.