hold off

hold off


Definition of HOLD OFF

transitive verb
:  to block from an objective :  delay
:  to defer action on :  postpone <hold off a decision>
:  to fight to a standoff :  withstand
intransitive verb
:  to defer or temporarily stop doing something

First Known Use of HOLD OFF

15th century


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