Synonyms of hold back in English:

hold back


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phrase

1‘he held back, remembering the mistake he had made before’

SYNONYMS
hesitate, pause, stop oneself, restrain oneself, desist, forbear, discontinue, withhold from doing something, refrain from doing something
ANTONYMS

carry on