Meaning of withhold
Pronunciation: (with-hōld', wi-), [key]
— v., -held, -hold•ing.
- to hold back; restrain or check.
- to refrain from giving or granting: to withhold payment.
- to collect (taxes) at the source of income.
- to deduct (withholding tax) from an employee's salary or wages.
- to hold back; refrain.
- to deduct withholding tax.
- withhold (Thesaurus)