hold off on

idiom

Definition of hold off on

: to decide that (something) will happen at a later time : to postpone She decided to hold off on her vacation for a while longer. He held off on announcing his decision.

Learn More about hold off on

Share hold off on

Statistics for hold off on

Look-up Popularity

Comments on hold off on

What made you want to look up hold off on? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to gather or build up little by little

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three-bears-two-of-them-look-like-theyre-whispering-to-a-third-bear-who-looks-chuffed-to-be-the-center-of-attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!