hold down

Definitions of hold down
  1. verb
    “please hold down the noise so that the neighbors can sleep”
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    type of:
    circumscribe, confine, limit
    restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  2. verb
    “She manages to hold down two jobs”
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    type of:
    hold, hold back, keep back, retain
    secure and keep for possible future use or application
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