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Synonyms and Antonyms of hold back

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hold back

synonym (synonym of hold back)

  • (verb.competition)
    hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    refrain from doing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    wait before acting (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    hold back; keep from being perceived by others (verb.perception)
     

hypernym (hold back IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
    be on the defensive; act against an attack (verb.competition)
     
  • keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
    control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior (verb.social)
     
  • refrain from doing (verb.stative)
    resist doing something (verb.stative)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • wait before acting (verb.stative)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF hold back relation)

  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
    intercept (a player) (verb.competition)
     
  • hold back; keep from being perceived by others (verb.perception)
    hide from view (verb.perception)
     
  • keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
    keep from exhaling or expelling (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    prevent from leaving or from being removed (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    keep (verb.possession)
     
  • wait before acting (verb.stative)
    wait uncompromisingly for something desirable (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from hold back)

  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of (verb.competition)
    the act of containing; keeping something from spreading (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that checks the motion of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • hold back; keep from being perceived by others (verb.perception)
    the activity of keeping something secret (noun.act)
     
  • keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
    the act of controlling by restraining someone or something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who directs and restrains (noun.person)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    the act of retaining something (noun.act)
     
  • wait before acting (verb.stative)
    a person who waits or awaits (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation arrest check keep keep back forbear hold off defend hold on bottle up inhibit act move cut down cut out occult hold down hold confine containment catch concealing concealment holding keeping

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