Hold back - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 03/06/2023

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hold back.

5 letter answer(s) to hold back

DELAY
  1. act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
  2. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
  3. slow the growth or development of;
  4. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
  5. the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  6. time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"

7 letter answer(s) to hold back

FORBEAR
  1. a person from whom you are descended
  2. refrain from doing; "she forbore a snicker"
  3. resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"
REPRESS
  1. block the action of
  2. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
  3. put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
  4. put out of one's consciousness
STINTON

6 letter answer(s) to hold back

HAMPER
  1. a basket usually with a cover
  2. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  3. Get in the way
  4. Inhibit
  5. prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
  6. put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
IMPEDE
  1. be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
  2. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
RETARD
  1. a person of subnormal intelligence
  2. be delayed
  3. cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate; "This drug will retard your heart rate"
  4. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
  5. slow the growth or development of;

15 letter answer(s) to hold back

PULLONESPUNCHES

4 letter answer(s) to hold back

REIN
  1. any means of control; "he took up the reins of government"
  2. control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
  3. keep in check; "rule one's temper"
  4. one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  5. stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office"
  6. stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins; "They reined in in front of the post office"
STEM
  1. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
  2. a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
  3. a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
  4. cause to point inward; "stem your skis"
  5. cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
  6. front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
  7. grow out of, have roots in, originate in; "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war"
  8. remove the stem from; "for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"
  9. stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
  10. the tube of a tobacco pipe

8 letter answer(s) to hold back

RESTRAIN
  1. hold back
  2. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
  3. place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  4. to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
  5. to compel or deter by or as if by threats
SUPPRESS
  1. come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
  2. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  3. put out of one's consciousness
  4. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
  5. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Hold back'

Airport worry
Arise (from)
Auditor's rule check
Backward country's government relinquished control
Banana stalk
Basket for food
Bit attachment
Block
Block that is housing politician and journalist
Blossom supporter
Box of fizz unwrapped
Brain component
Break fall, as bridle
Bridle part
Bridle strap
Bring to a standstill
Bud holder
Carriage driver's need
Check
Check balance, then shower
Check baseball team over
Check design of trainers
Check hinge drops from above
Check if baseball team turned up
Check incomplete caste mark
Check on hip
Check part of tobacco pipe
Check part of wine glass
Check regularly offered by Armenians
Check rule, having lost golf
Check stalk of plant
Check stone emblem’s edges
Check those printing religious tracts?
Check traveller getting on ship
Check viscous fluid including tar, possibly
Check waste matter's hidden
Check, with "in"
Cherry throwaway
Chill out, then shower? Check!
Coachman's line
Come out of Met's production - bad form
Commuter's annoyance
Control keeps regressive creative activity in check
Control shower when speaking
Control what causes flooding, we say
Controlling strap
Cooked meat: something extra cut for picnic basket
Crush
Crush, put down
Cupid holder?
Curb
Curb control, securing backing for cultural pursuits
Curb, with "in"
Cured pork for each basket of food
Cut flower
Cut off
Dam up
Decline to live by American rule
Delay
Delay caused by extremely efficient soldiers returning to block road
Delay, hold back
Delay; block progress of
Derive (from)
Dictator's time in power reportedly drops form of control
Driver's line
Embarrassed about sailor's delay
Engine driver leaves a halt
Engineers at home making check
Equestrian's grip
Faucet part
Filibuster
Florist's cutting
Florist's unit
Flower holder
Flower part
Flower stalk
Flower support
Flower supporter
Flute part
Forget for years?
Forward part
Fruit holder
Fruit waste
Fruit/tree connector
Garden support
Get in the way
Glass bottom
Goblet feature
Goblet part
Guide strap
Half note feature
Halter attachment
Hamper
Hamper that's opened by politician Balls?
Harness part
Harness strap
Hinder
Hinder troublemaker editor initially employed
Hold back - trader
Hold back from relaxation, then shower
Hold back material about German police force
Hold back regarding line of descent
Hold back support over Middle Eastern country shifting leader
Hold up
Hold up basket
Hold up one troublemaker needing to meet PM shortly
Hold-up
Holdup
Horse controller
Horse halter
Horse halter?
Horse strap
Impede
Impede bad actor theatre rejected
Impede the movement of basket
In time, the Spanish slow down
Independent politician finishes off the established procedure to get in the way
Inhibit
Iris part
It may be thorny
It may hold your horses
It might run down the nec
Jockey strap
Jockey's handful
Jockey's strap
Keep back support
Keep in check
Keep in check
Kind of cell
Lag finally escaped lock-up
Leaf holder
Leaf's support
Limit relaxation, taking shower?
Long part of a rose
Main part of a word
Main upright of a ship's bow
Means to control extremes of rage at home
Meat traveller brought back in covered basket
Morel morsel
Mushroom part
New York squad turning up to make arrest
Obstruct
Obstruct basket
One that's a bit controll
Originate
Originate (from)
Part of a goblet
Part of a mushroom
Part of a musical note
Part of a rose
Part of day fine … stop!
Part of many musical note
Part of wine glass
Picnic basket
Pipe part
Pipe piece
Plant part
Plant stalk
Plowman's need
Possible sandwich filling for each container of sandwiches, say?
Postpone
Postpone, defer
Power to withdraw a check
Prevent free movement of covered basket
Prevent from being published
Prevent, inhibit
Pull (in)
Pull back (in)
Put down
Put down by force
Put off
Put off, defer
Refrain
Refrain (from doing)
Refrain from anxiety when catching ball
Restraint
Restrict - part of a plant
Rose part
Rose stalk
Second eleven possibly without a means of support
Ship's front
Silver checker
Silver holder
Silver holder?
Silver lead
Sit on
Skier's turn
Skiing turn
Slow down
Slow down - consider putting in time for golf
Slow up
Slow, steep A-road
South London investigators going north for arrest
Spoon handle
Spring (from)
Stalk
Stalk 9 criminals with police backing
Stalk of bananas
Stalk US baseball players from the south
Stanch
Staunch
Staunch supporter
Staunch supporter of green growth?
Staunch supporter of plant
Staunch, upstanding police force succeeded
Stern's opposite
Stop
Stop (a flow)
Stop esteem being eroded by taking drugs at fixed intervals
Stop New York baseball team getting turned over
Stop regularly, as it seems
Stop small object losing its front
Stop special police retreating
Stop! It's a hold-up!
Stoppage
Strap that goes on a bit
Strap used to control horses
Subdue
Subdue and arrest criminal at home
Subdue by force
Support opera's return
Support second article having expunged first
Support spot check
Supporter of botany
The brain has one
The Spanish in time will get put off
They say command and control
This pulls a bit
Thorn site
Throw up a roadblock in f
To keep down right, ruler has to oust Marxist leader
Training about education lifting writer's block
Traveller's check
Trigger control
Trigger puller?
Tube of a tobacco pipe
Twist again, as Checker might
Wait twenty-four hours to import Spanish article
Watch part
Water vapour avoiding a plant's stalk
What a coach driver holds
What an inflectional endi
What rain may cause
Wineglass part
___ cell research
___ to stern

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