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Overview of verb keep_back

The verb keep back has 3 senses

  • restrain, keep, keep back, hold back -- (keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool")

  • retain, hold, keep back, hold back -- (secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree")

  • withhold, keep back -- (hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room")