Hold off - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hold off.

5 letter answer(s) to hold off

DEFER
  1. yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
  2. hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
  3. to put off till later
DETER
  1. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
  2. try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
REPEL
  1. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
  2. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
  3. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
  4. be repellent to; cause aversion in
  5. fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
STALL
  1. experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
  2. put into, or keep in, a stall; "Stall the horse"
  3. postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
  4. a tactic used to mislead or delay
  5. small area set off by walls for special use
  6. small individual study area in a library
  7. a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  8. a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
  9. seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
  10. a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge; "the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it"
  11. deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
  12. come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway"
  13. cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling th

15 letter answer(s) to hold off

KEEPATADISTANCE

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