Synonyms of withhold


1. withhold, keep back, deny, refuse

usage: hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"

2. withhold, deduct, recoup, keep, hold on

usage: retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"

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Definition and meaning of withhold (Dictionary)