Find another word for hold-back. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hold-back, like: abstain, inhibit, control, curb, desist, hesitate, forbear, check, prevent, restrain and avoid.
While he didn't want to hold back important information, neither did he wish to unduly upset the nervous woman any further.
There is a spring in my step and a note on my lips, until I realize the awful truth of my situation and am forced to hold back my tears.
The whole gang would end up jumping him and he would beat up each and every one, always careful to hold back enough so as not to kill anyone.
She moved to the emerops computer, struggling to hold back tears.
Regis was constrained to hold back for ten years his System of Philosophy; and when it did appear, in 1690, the name of Descartes was absent from the title-page.