Hold back

Updated: 16 January 2015

We found 13 answers for the crossword clue Hold back. We last saw this clue in The Guardian Speedy Crossword on 2 April 2017, where the answer was 'STEM'.

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Hold back crossword13 Crossword Answers

4
letters
STEM
REIN
6
letters
HAMPER
RETARD
IMPEDE
DETAIN
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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