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abstain to hold back from an activity
contain to hold
detain to hold back; to delay
detention a period of time in which someone is held back
extend to hold out; to offer
patent legal ownership of an invention held by the creator
retainer something that holds something else in
tenant a person who holds the right to live in a residence
tendon a band of tough fibrous tissue that hold a muscle to a bone
tentative holding back on a final decision

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