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hold off

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  1. hold offverb

    resist and fight to a standoff

    "Dallas had enough of a lead to hold the Broncos off"

    Synonyms:
    hold back, wait

  2. wait, hold off, hold backverb

    wait before acting

    "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"

    Synonyms:
    await, waitress, hold in, keep, restrain, hold back, hold, look, check, conceal, retain, contain, keep back, forbear, wait, stop, expect, arrest, turn back

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#272check
#446look
#656keep
#1038stop
#1275hold
#2071wait
#2215avoid
#2323expect
#2700contain
#6857retain
#7523arrest
#10524withdraw
#12529retire
#19022await
#24594conceal
#24712waitress
#30094restrain
#90962forbear

How to use hold off in a sentence?

  1. New Jersey-based Merck:

    Even if they cooperate with the FDA, share their safety data, and follow the agency's direction to 'hold off' on adding label warnings, they still cannot escape costly, burdensome tort litigation complaining about those labels.

  2. Nancy Keating:

    That often might mean that they need to hold off on making their decision until they can talk to their doctors.

  3. Brent Kenyon:

    I'm just telling people to hold off. We need more information, we need to see what the president is going to say about this.

  4. Glenn Selig:

    It would be wise for TLC to cancel the show at this point rather than hold off on making that decision, sexual abuse is a tough matter to overcome.

  5. Jackie Gordon:

    I’m just going to hold off.


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