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hold at bay

see definition of hold at bay
  • as inparry
  • as indefend
  • as infend off
  • as infight back/fight off
  • as inhalt
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Synonyms for hold at bay

verb ward off, circumvent
  • anticipate
  • avoid
  • block
  • bypass
  • deflect
  • dodge
  • duck
  • elude
  • evade
  • fence
  • forestall
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rebuff
  • rebuke
  • repel
  • repulse
  • resist
  • shirk
  • shun
  • sidestep
  • en garde
  • fend off
  • hold at bay
  • stave off

Antonyms for hold at bay

  • allow
  • attract
  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • let go
  • meet
  • take on
  • deal with
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to hold at bay

defend

verb. protect

defending

verb. protect

fend off

verb. keep at bay

fended off

verb. keep at bay

fending off

verb. keep at bay

fight back/fight off

verb. defend oneself
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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