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hold down Explained

hold down at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "hold down":
asphyxiate, bit, bottle up, bridle, censor, check, choke off,
clamp down on, constrain, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush,
curb, damp down, deprive of freedom, disenfranchise, disfranchise,
dominate, drown, enslave, enthrall, extinguish, gag, hold back,
hold captive, hold in, hold in bondage, hold in captivity,
hold in leash, hold in subjection, inhibit, jump on, keep down,
keep under, kill, lead captive, make dependent, muzzle, peonize,
pour water on, put down, quash, quell, quench, repress,
shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, smother, squash,
squelch, stanch, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subject,
subjugate, subordinate, suffocate, suppress, take captive,
throttle, vassalize, withhold

hold down at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

hold down
v 1: keep; "She manages to hold down two jobs"
2: restrain; "please hold down the noise so that the neighbors
can sleep"

hold down at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-verb » head=hold down|holds down|holding down|held down
  • Inter: idiomatic » transitive To restrain; to check.
    1. : Please hold the noise down.
    2. : You hold him down while I search him.
    3. Inter: idiomatic » transitive To continue, to hold and to manage well.
    4. : I held down that job for years.


      Inter: trans-top » to restrain

  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|baisser, Inter: t- » fr|maintenir à terre
  • German: Inter: t- » de|niederhalten, Inter: t- » de|unterdrucken
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|lefog, Inter: t- » hu|féken tart

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|удерживать|tr=udérživat’, Inter: t+ » ru|угнетать|tr=ugnetát’, Inter: t+ » ru|подавлять|tr=podavlját’
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|retener, Inter: t+ » es|sujetar, Inter: t+ » es|detener

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to continue to hold
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|halten, Inter: t- » de|sich halten in
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|betölt

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|удерживать|tr=udérživat’, Inter: t+ » ru|удержаться|tr=uderžát’s’a
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|seguir|alt=seguir en, Inter: t+ » es|conservar, Inter: t- » es|mantenerse|alt=mantenerse en

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs -
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs with particle (down) -
    Translation: et » hold down
    Translation: pl » hold down
    Translation: ru » hold down
    Translation: zh » hold down