HyperDic: withholding

English > 3 senses of the word withholding:
NOUNactwithholdingthe act of deducting from an employee's salary
possessionwithholding, withholding taxincome tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
actwithholdingthe act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
withholding > pronunciation
Soundswihthhhow'ldihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > withholding: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of deducting from an employee's salary.
Categorytax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
Broadersubtraction, deductionThe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
Spanishretención
Catalanretenció
Verbswithholdretain and refrain from disbursing
English > withholding: 3 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningincome tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer.
Synonymwithholding tax
NarrowerPAYE, pay as you earnThe British system of withholding tax
Broaderincome taxA personal tax levied on annual income
Spanishimpuesto anticipado, retención fiscal
Verbswithholdretain and refrain from disbursing
English > withholding: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control.
Examples
  • "I resented his withholding permission"
  • "there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"
Broaderretention, keeping, holdingThe act of retaining something
Verbswithholdhold back

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