hold off definition

  • verb:
    • To postpone some one or something briefly; maintain at bay.
    • To postpone commencing (an action until some specified time or event has actually passed).
    • To wait commencing an action (until some specified time or event has actually passed).
    • resist and battle to a standoff
    • hold off before acting

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