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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. close in; darkness enclosed him";
[syn: enclose, hold in, confine]

2. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;
- Example: "moderate your alcohol intake"
- Example: "hold your tongue"
- Example: "hold your temper"
- Example: "control your anger"
[syn: control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate]

3. hold back; keep from being perceived by others;
- Example: "She conceals her anger well"
[syn: conceal, hold back, hold in]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hold in v 1: close in; darkness enclosed him" [syn: enclose, hold in, confine] 2: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger" [syn: control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate] 3: hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well" [syn: conceal, hold back, hold in]