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  • verb transitive to hold back, refuse to give or share
  • verb transitive to restrict or restrain
  • verb transitive to prevent (a pupil) to advance in a course

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb secure and keep for possible future use or application
  • verb hold back; refuse to hand over or share
  • verb keep under control; keep in check

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