Synonyms to keep in hand

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, hold off, keep, keep back, keep from, 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, abet, accumulate, aid, amass, anticipate, aside from, assist, avail, avert, backlog, bail out, bar, barring, bear a hand, befriend, benefit, beside, besides, bottle up, but, cache, collect, comfort, conserve, convert, copyright, cork up, cumulate, debar, defend, deflect, deliver, deposit, deter, discounting, discourage, dishearten, do good, doctor, ease, economize, enforce economies, estop, ex, except, except for, except that, excepting, exception taken of, exclude, excluding, exclusive of, extract, extricate, favor, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, forestall, free, from, garner, garner up, gather into bar