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Definition of withold

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1. withhold [ v ] hold back; refuse to hand over or share
Examples: "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"

Used in print:

(Tom F. Driver, "Beckett by the Madeleine,"...)

Take Augustine 's doctrine of grace given and grace withheld : have you pondered the dramatic qualities in this theology ?

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

Women themselves have come to look_upon matters in the same light as the outside world , and scarcely find any wrong in submitting to the importunities of a stronger will , even when their affections are withheld .

(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)

He alleged no specific procedural errors or evidence withheld ; nor did he elaborate just what favorable evidence the Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation reports might disclose .

Synonyms withhold keep_back Related Terms deny deny reserve deprive immobilize freeze keep_to_oneself withholder

2. withhold [ v ] retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
Examples: "My employer is withholding taxes"

Used in print:

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

A minor who has gross income of less_than $ 600 is entitled to a refund if income_tax was withheld from his wages .

Synonyms deduct withhold recoup Related Terms keep dock withholder

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