hold back

Verb1.hold back - 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"
2.hold back - keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
3.hold back - wait before acting
Synonyms: hold off, wait
4.hold back - secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
Synonyms: keep back, retain, hold
5.hold back - hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well"
Synonyms: conceal, hold in
act, delay, hold off, hold out, move, wait
Translate hold back to German, Translate hold back to French
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Holarrhena antidysenterica
Holarrhena pubescens
Holbein the Elder
Holbein the Younger
Holcus lanatus
Holcus mollis
-- hold back --
hold close
hold dear
hold down
hold fast
hold firm
hold in
hold off
hold on
Hold on!
hold one's own
hold open
hold out
hold over
hold still for
hold sway
hold the line
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