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synonyms for keep back

  • defer
  • hoard
  • maintain
  • preserve
  • retain
  • save
  • set aside
  • stockpile
  • withhold
  • conserve
  • delay
  • duck
  • have
  • hold
  • plant
  • possess
  • postpone
  • squirrel
  • stash
  • store
  • keep out
  • lay up
  • put away
  • put by
  • put off
  • squirrel away
  • store up
  • stow away
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antonyms for keep back

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  • hurt
  • let go
  • release
  • spend
  • squander
  • throw away
  • waste
  • expedite
  • use
  • distribute
  • give
  • offer
    • inspirit
    • approve
    • support
    • let go
    • help
    • forward
    • encourage
    • allow
    • advance
    • inspire
    • hearten
    • permit
    • comfort
    • calm
    • facilitate
    • assist
    • aid
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    How to use keep back in a sentence

    I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    Off went the officers again, some distance to the front, and then back again to their men, and got them on a little further.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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    WORDS RELATED TO KEEP BACK

    • box up
    • bring to naught
    • check
    • collar
    • contain
    • coop up
    • cork
    • corner
    • cover up
    • cramp
    • curb
    • enclose
    • entrap
    • hold back
    • hold down
    • hold in
    • keep back
    • keep feeling inside oneself
    • keep secret
    • repress
    • restrain
    • restrict
    • shut in
    • suppress
    • trap
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