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hold down

verb

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  1. to set bounds or an upper limit for efforts to hold down taxes keep running up against the legislature's ingrained unwillingness to cut spending Synonyms cap, circumscribe, confine, limit, restrictRelated Words bar, block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; constrict, contract, lessen, narrow, pinch, squeeze, tighten; quell, repress, suppress; number; modify, qualifyNear Antonyms broaden, expand, widen; overextend, overreachAntonyms exceed


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