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  Definition of Withhold
  1. hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
  2. retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"
Similar Words: keep back, deduct, recoup

 

Hyponyms: freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise, keep to oneself, deny, reserve, deprive, dock

 

Derivational Morphology: withholder, withholding, withholding tax

 

 
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