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hold back (v)
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
hold back (v)
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
hold back (v)
Definition: hold back
Example: She conceals her anger well.
Definition: hold back
Example: She conceals her anger well.
Definition: hold back
Example: She conceals her anger well.
hold back (v)
Definition: hold back
Example: She conceals her anger well.
Definition: hold back
Example: She conceals her anger well.
Definition: hold back
Example: She conceals her anger well.
hold back (v)
Definition: refrain from doing
Example: she forbore a snicker.
Definition: refrain from doing
Example: she forbore a snicker.
Definition: refrain from doing
Example: she forbore a snicker.
hold back (v)
Definition: wait before acting
Example: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment.
Definition: wait before acting
Example: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment.
Definition: wait before acting
Example: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment.
hold back (v)
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Example: Arrest the downward trend. Check the growth of communism in South East Asia. Contain the rebel movement. Turn back the tide of communism.
hold back (v)
Definition: keep under control
Example: suppress a smile. Keep your temper. keep your cool.
Definition: keep under control
Example: suppress a smile. Keep your temper. keep your cool.
Definition: prevent the action or expression of
Example: hold back your anger. keep your cool. she struggled to restrain her impatience at the delays.
hold back (v)
Definition: prevent the action or expression of
Example: hold back your anger. keep your cool. she struggled to restrain her impatience at the delays.
Definition: keep under control
Example: suppress a smile. Keep your temper. keep your cool.
Definition: prevent the action or expression of
Example: hold back your anger. keep your cool. she struggled to restrain her impatience at the delays.
hold back (v)
Definition: refrain from doing
Example: she forbore a snicker.
Definition: refrain from doing
Example: she forbore a snicker.
Definition: refrain from doing
Example: she forbore a snicker.
hold back (v)
Definition: wait before acting
Example: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment.
Definition: wait before acting
Example: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment.
Definition: wait before acting
Example: the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment.
hold back (v)
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.