Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hold_in

3 senses of hold in

Sense 1
enclose, hold in, confine -- (close in; darkness enclosed him")
       => hold, bear, carry, contain -- (contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water")

Sense 2
control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (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")
       => restrain, keep, keep back, hold back -- (keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool")

Sense 3
conceal, hold back, hold in -- (hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well")

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