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holds at bay

  • as inparry
  • as indefend
  • as infend off
  • as infight back/fight off
  • as inhalt
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Synonyms for holds 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 holds at bay

  • allow
  • attract
  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • let go
  • meet
  • take on
  • deal with