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  Definition of Hold in
  1. hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well"
  2. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
  3. close in or confine
Similar Words: conceal, hold back, control, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate, enclose, confine

 

Hyponyms: occult, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, damp, mortify, cricify, deny, abnegate, train, catch, bate, thermostat, countercheck, counteract, border, embank, rail, rail in, box in, box up, frame

 

Derivational Morphology: concealment, concealing, hiding, moderation, moderateness, bridle, check, curb, command, control, mastery, confinement, enclosure, natural enclosure

 

 
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