Hold back

Updated: 16 January 2015

We found 13 answers for the crossword clue Hold back. We last saw this clue in The Mirror Classic Crossword on 14 February 2018, where the answer was 'RETAIN'.

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Hold back crossword13 Crossword Answers

4
letters
REIN
STEM
6
letters
IMPEDE
DETAIN
HAMPER
RETARD
7
letters
FORBEAR
REPRESS
STINTON
8
letters
RESTRAIN
9
letters
CONSTRAIN
15
letters
KEEPATADISTANCE
PULLONESPUNCHES

Anagrams for "Hold back"

holdback
Wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"

Definitions for "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 South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
Hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well"
Secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
Keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
Wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"

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