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What is another word for held off?

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To have prevented oneself from
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“The chairman of the board usually holds enough proxy votes to hold off any challenge.”
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Past tense for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
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“I'll call to see if we can hold off our meeting until a little later in the day.”
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Past tense for to delay action until a particular time or event
“The group agrees to hold off on any real decisions until replacements are hired.”
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Past tense for to be delayed or not happen until a particular time or event
“We are just hoping that the rain will hold off until after the outdoor event has finished.”
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Past tense for to cease to perform a specified action
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Past tense for to close or block an opening
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Past tense for to resist or stand up to (something)
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(of an action or event) Past tense for to prevent from happening
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Past tense for to delay taking action
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Past tense for to struggle or fight back when attacked
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Played the waiting game
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Past tense for to stall or put off through evasion
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Past tense for to show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
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