Definitions for "Hold Back"
A contractual condition in which money is withheld until a specified event occurs.
an amount withheld from the borrower under permanent financing until a certain occupancy rate is achieved
Hold back describes monies held in an escrow account for the purpose of paying contractors for work completed on a property after the closing of a loan. To obtain reimbursement, an inspector is sent to the property to verify the completion of the work, then appropriate funds are made payable to the Borrower or the sub-contractor.
Keywords:  sout, rebel, smile, anger, sticker
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
hold back; keep from being perceived by others; "She conceals her anger well"
secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
The withholding of or nonadvancement of a portion of a mortgage loan to maintain adequate security, 1 ) pending achievement of a performance requirement, or as 2) protection against liens
Keywords:  astern, boat, slow, stop
Go astern to slow or stop the boat.
Keywords:  wait, acting
wait before acting