Synonyms of hold off in English:

hold off


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phrase

1‘fortunately, the rain held off until the evening’

SYNONYMS
be delayed, keep off, stay away, not begin, not occur, not happen, not arrive
ANTONYMS

start

2‘if I was in their shoes, I'd hold off for a couple of days’

SYNONYMS
wait, hold back, pause, delay, hang back, hang fire, take no action, bide one's time, play a waiting game
postpone, defer, refrain from, put something off, keep from doing something, avoid doing something
informal hold one's horses, sit tight
ANTONYMS

proceed