Translation of hold off in Spanish:

hold off

resistir, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(resist)

      (enemy/attack) resistir
      (enemy/attack) rechazar

    • 1.2(defeat)

      (challenger/rival) derrotar

    • 1.3(delay)

      (decision) aplazar
      (decision) postergar Latin America

  • 2

    • 2.1(be delayed)

      if the rain holds off si la lluvia se aguanta informal

    • 2.2(keep one's distance, show restraint)

      I've made my point, so I plan to hold off for a while yo ya he dicho lo que pensaba, así que ahora me voy a callar la boca
      • so far I've managed to hold off from saying anything to her por ahora he logrado aguantarme y no decirle nada