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Meaning of HOLD DOWN

Pronunciation:  howld dawn

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  keep; "She manages to hold down two jobs"
 See Also: hold, hold back, keep back, retain



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: asphyxiate, bit, bottle up, bridle, censor, check, choke off, clamp down on, constrain, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush, curb, damp down, deprive of freedom, disenfranchise, disfranchise, dominate, drown, enslave, enthrall, extinguish, gag, hold back, hold captive, hold in, hold in bondage, hold in captivity, hold in leash, hold in subjection, inhibit, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, lead captive, make dependent, muzzle, peonize, pour water on, put down, quash, quell, quench, repress, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, smother, squash, squelch, stanch, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subject, subjugate, subordinate, suffocate, suppress, take captive, throttle, vassalize, withhold