HyperDic: withhold

English > 2 senses of the word withhold:
VERBpossessionwithhold, keep backhold back
possessionwithhold, deduct, recoupretain and refrain from disbursing
withhold > pronunciation
Soundswihthhhow'ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > withhold: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaninghold back; refuse to hand over or share.
PatternSomebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey withhold the money
Example"The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
Synonymkeep back
Narrowerdenyrefuse to grant, as of a petition or request
depriveKeep from having, keeping, or obtaining
freeze, block, immobilize, immobiliseprohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
immobilize, immobilisehold as reserve or withdraw from circulation
keep to oneselfwithhold information
reservehold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
Broaderdeny, refuseRefuse to let have
Spanishretener
Catalanretenir
Nounswithholdera person who restrains / restrains / restrains / restrains / restrains or checks or holds back
withholdera person who refrains from granting / granting / granting
withholdingthe act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
English > withhold: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningRetain and refrain from disbursing; of payments.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey withhold the money
Example"My employer is withholding taxes"
Synonymsdeduct, recoup
NarrowerdockDeduct from someone's wages
Broaderkeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishdeducir, descontar, desgravar, recobrar, retener
Catalandesgravar
Nounswithholdera person who refrains from granting / granting / granting
withholdingthe act of deducting from an employee's salary
withholdingincome tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer

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