Synonyms to hold off

abstain, abnegate, abstain from, avoid, constrain, cop out, curb, decline, dispense with, do without, duck the issue, eschew, evade, evade the issue, forbear, forgo, hold, hold aloof from, hold back, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in hand, let alone, let go by, never touch, not touch, not use, pass up, refrain, refrain from, refuse, reject, reserve, save, shun, sit it out, spare, spurn, stand aloof from, stand neuter, straddle, trim, waive, withhold, adjourn, break up, close, continue, defer, delay, disband, discontinue, disperse, dissolve, drag out, extend, hang fire, hang up, hold over, hold up, lay aside, lay by, lay over, pigeonhole, postpone, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, push aside, put aside, put off, put on ice, recess, restrain, rise, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, sleep on, stand over, stave off, stay, stretch out, suspend, table, take a recess, terminate, beat back, brush off, chase, chase away, chase off, cut, dismiss, drive away, drive back, fend off, keep off, pack off, push back, put back, rebuff, repel, repulse, send