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HOLD BACK





Definition:

  1. [verb] hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
    Synonyms: check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain

  2. [verb] keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
    Synonyms: restrain, suppress, keep, keep back

  3. [verb] wait before acting
    Synonyms: wait, hold off

  4. [verb] secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
    Synonyms: retain, hold, keep back

  5. [verb] hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well"
    Synonyms: conceal, hold in

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