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Definition 1: restrain - [verb of change]

Samples where hold down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • please hold down the noise so that the neighbors can sleep

(hold down is a kind of ...) restrict or confine within limits

"I limit you to two visits to the pub a day" "please confine your questions to the topic" "our actions are circumscribed by our biology, personality, and by the social and cultural context into which we are born"

Definition 2: keep - [verb of possession]

Samples where hold down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She manages to hold down two jobs

(hold down is a kind of ...) secure and keep for possible future use or application

"The landlord retained the security deposit" "I reserve the right to disagree"

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