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We found 24 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word hold back:
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General dictionaries General (18 matching dictionaries)
  1. hold back, hold back (someone or something ): Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. hold back: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. hold-back, hold-back, hold back: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. hold back: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. hold back: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. hold-back: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. hold back: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. hold back: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. hold back: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  10. Hold Back: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  11. hold back: Rhymezone [home, info]
  12. hold back: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  13. hold back: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  14. hold back: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  15. hold back: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  16. hold back: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. hold back: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. hold back: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hold back: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hold back: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hold back: Idioms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Hold back: PhotoNotes Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (hold back)

verb:  hold back; keep from being perceived by others
verb:  wait before acting
verb:  secure and keep for possible future use or application
verb:  keep under control; keep in check
verb:  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

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Phrases that include hold back:   dont hold back, hold back ones tears, hold back out, hold back tomorrow, i cant hold back more...

Words similar to hold back:   arrest, check, conceal, contain, hold, keep, restrain, retain, stop, wait, more...


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