Hold back - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 16/10/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hold back.

5 letter answer(s) to hold back

  1. slow the growth or development of;
  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. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
  4. act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
  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"

6 letter answer(s) to hold back

  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"
  1. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  2. be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
  1. cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate; "This drug will retard your heart rate"
  2. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
  3. slow the growth or development of;
  4. be delayed
  5. a person of subnormal intelligence

15 letter answer(s) to hold back


4 letter answer(s) to hold back

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

7 letter answer(s) to hold back

  1. block the action of
  2. put out of one's consciousness
  3. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
  4. 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"

8 letter answer(s) to hold back

  1. place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  2. hold back
  3. 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"
  4. to compel or deter by or as if by threats
  5. keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
  1. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
  2. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  3. put out of one's consciousness
  4. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  5. come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Hold back'

Airport worry
Arise (from)
Backward country's government relinquished control
Banana stalk
Bit attachment
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 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 rule, having lost golf
Check stalk of plant
Check stone emblem’s edges
Check those printing religious tracts?
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 shower when speaking
Control what causes flooding, we say
Controlling strap
Cooked meat: something extra cut for picnic basket
Crush, put down
Cupid holder?
Curb control, securing backing for cultural pursuits
Curb, with "in"
Cured pork for each basket of food
Cut flower
Cut off
Dam up
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
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
Harness part
Harness strap
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
Horse controller
Horse halter
Horse halter?
Horse strap
Impede bad actor theatre rejected
Impede the movement of basket
In time, the Spanish slow down
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
Obstruct basket
One that's a bit controll
Originate (from)
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, 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 off
Put off, defer
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
Slow down
Slow down - consider putting in time for golf
Slow up
Spoon handle
Spring (from)
Stalk of bananas
Stalk US baseball players from the south
Staunch supporter
Staunch supporter of plant
Staunch, upstanding police force succeeded
Stern's opposite
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 special police retreating
Stop! It's a hold-up!
Strap that goes on a bit
Subdue and arrest criminal at home
Subdue by force
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
Training about education lifting writer's block
Traveller's check
Trigger control
Trigger puller?
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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