English verb: hold in
|1.||hold in (stative) close in|
|Samples||Darkness enclosed him.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||bear, carry, contain, hold|
|Narrower (hyponym)||border, bound, box in, box up, embank, frame, rail, rail in|
|2.||hold in (social) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits|
|Samples||Moderate your alcohol intake.|
Hold your tongue.
Hold your temper.
Control your anger.
|Synonyms||check, contain, control, curb, hold, moderate|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||hold back, keep, keep back, restrain|
|Narrower (hyponym)||abnegate, bate, bound, catch, confine, conquer, counteract, countercheck, crucify, curb, damp, deny, inhibit, limit, mortify, restrain, restrict, restrict, stamp down, subdue, subdue, suppress, thermostat, throttle, train, trammel|
|3.||hold in (perception) hold back; keep from being perceived by others|
|Samples||She conceals her anger well.|
|Synonyms||conceal, hold back|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|