Definisi 'hold back'
English to English
verb
1 hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
Example:
• Arrest the downward trend
• Check the growth of communism in South East Asia
• Contain the rebel movement
• Turn back the tide of communism
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2 keep under control; keep in check
Example:
• suppress a smile
• Keep your temper
• keep your cool
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3 refrain from doing
Example:
• she forbore a snicker
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4 wait before acting
Example:
• the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment
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5 secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example:
• The landlord retained the security deposit
• I reserve the right to disagree
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6 hold back; keep from being perceived by others
Example:
• She conceals her anger well
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More Word(s)
containment, catch, stop, concealing, defend, hold on, keep, bottle up, inhibit, act, forbear, cut down, cut out, occult, hold down, hold, hold out,

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