Thesaurus

holding off (on)

verb
present participle of hold off (on)

Synonyms & Antonyms of holding off (on)

to assign to a later time
  • we held off on accepting the invitation in the hopes that something better would come along

Synonyms for holding off (on)

Words Related to holding off (on)

Near Antonyms for holding off (on)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about holding off (on)

Cite this Entry

“Holding off (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holding%20off%20%28on%29. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

Comments on holding off (on)

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

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!