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holds down

verb
present tense third-person singular of hold down

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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

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holds back

holds down

holds forth

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“Holds down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holds%20down. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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