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Definition of "hold in" []

  • Hold back; keep from being perceived by others (verb)
  • Close in (verb)
  • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "hold in" in a sentence
  • "Robin faces off against Lord Haverston, who, under ordinary circumstances, I hold in some favor."
  • "A very curious festival which the chapter used to hold in the Middle Ages was the procession of the herrings."
  • "The result, as you can guess, was Unpretty, the book you now hold in your hands."
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