keep back

Verb1.keep back - keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
2.keep back - secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
Synonyms: retain, hold back, hold
3.keep back - hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
Synonyms: withhold
abstain, arrest, backpedal, backwater, block, bosom, bottle up, brake, bridle, check, classify, clip the wings, conceal, confine, conserve, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, countercheck, curb, curtail, dam up, damp, dampen, decelerate, delay, detain, disallow, dispense with, do without, dompt, drag, draw rein, ease off, ease up, enjoin, file and forget, forbear, forgo, govern, guard, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold off, hold out on, hold up, husband, impede, in petto, inhibit, intercept, interfere, intermeddle, interrupt, intervene, keep, keep between us, keep buttoned up, keep by one, keep close, keep dark, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep in hand, keep in ignorance, keep in reserve, keep in store, keep mum, keep on hand, keep out, keep secret, keep snug, keep under control, keep under wraps, lag, lay by, lay under restraint, let alone, let down, let up, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, make late, make no sign, meddle, moderate, never let on, not give away, not tell, not touch, not use, obstruct, oppose, play dumb, preserve, prohibit, pull, pull in, put apart, put aside, put by, reef, refrain, refuse, rein, rein in, relax, repress, reserve, resist, restrain, retain, retard, retrench, save, save up, scotch, secrete, set apart, set aside, set back, set by, slack off, slack up, slacken, slow, slow down, slow up, snub, spare, stay, stop, straiten, suppress, take in sail, throttle down, veil, waive, withhold
Translate keep back to German, Translate keep back to French
keep abreast
keep an eye on
keep apart
keep away
-- keep back --
keep company
keep down
keep going
keep guard
keep in
keep in line
keep kosher
keep mum
keep note
keep off
keep on
keep one's distance
keep one's eyes off
keep one's eyes open
keep one's eyes peeled
keep one's eyes skinned
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