hold in

Definitions of hold in
  1. verb
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    synonyms: check, contain, control, curb, hold, moderate
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    bound, confine, limit, restrain, restrict, throttle, trammel
    place limits on (extent or access)
    conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress
    to put down by force or authority
    damp
    restrain or discourage
    crucify, mortify, subdue
    hold within limits and control
    abnegate, deny
    deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure
    restrict
    place under restrictions; limit access to
    train
    cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
    catch
    check oneself during an action
    bate
    moderate or restrain; lessen the force of
    thermostat
    control the temperature with a thermostat
    counteract, countercheck
    oppose or check by a counteraction
    blink, blink away, wink
    force to go away by blinking
    reduce, tighten
    narrow or limit
    tie
    limit or restrict to
    gate
    restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
    draw a line, draw the line
    reasonably object (to) or set a limit (on)
    mark off, mark out
    set boundaries to and delimit
    harness, rein, rule
    keep in check
    baffle, regulate
    check the emission of (sound)
    cramp, halter, hamper, strangle
    prevent the progress or free movement of
    dampen, stifle
    smother or suppress
    choke back, choke down, choke off
    suppress
    constrain, stiffen, tighten, tighten up
    restrict
    clamp down, crack down
    repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
    hush, hush up, quieten, shut up, silence, still
    cause to be quiet or not talk
    constrict, inhibit
    limit the range or extent of
    burke
    get rid of, silence, or suppress
    silence
    keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
    quell, quench, squelch
    suppress or crush completely
    constrain, cumber, encumber, restrain
    hold back
    muffle, repress, smother, stifle, strangle
    conceal or hide
    mortify
    practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
    classify
    declare unavailable, as for security reasons
    taboo
    declare as sacred and forbidden
    trellis
    train on a trellis, as of a vine
    scant, skimp
    limit in quality or quantity
    localise, localize
    restrict something to a particular area
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    hold back, keep, keep back, restrain
    keep under control; keep in check
  2. verb
    hold back; keep from being perceived by others
    synonyms: conceal, hold back
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    occult
    hide from view
  3. verb
    close in; darkness enclosed him"
    synonyms: confine, enclose
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    border, bound
    form the boundary of; be contiguous to
    embank
    enclose with banks, as for support or protection
    rail, rail in
    enclose with rails
    box in, box up
    enclose or confine as if in a box
    frame
    enclose in a frame, as of a picture
    skirt
    form the edge of
    verge
    border on; come close to
    shore
    serve as a shore to
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    bear, carry, contain, hold
    contain or hold; have within
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