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with·hold

 (wĭth-hōld′, wĭth-)
tr.v. with·held (-hĕld′), with·hold·ing, with·holds
1. To refrain from giving or granting: withhold information; withhold judgment. See Synonyms at keep.
2. To keep in check; restrain: I was unable to withhold my laughter.
3. To deduct (withholding tax) from an employee's salary.

[Middle English witholden : with, away from; see with + holden, to hold; see hold1.]

with·hold′er n.

withhold

(wɪðˈhəʊld)
vb, -holds, -holding or -held
1. (tr) to keep back; refrain from giving: he withheld his permission.
2. (tr) to hold back; restrain
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (tr) to deduct (taxes, etc) from a salary or wages
4. (usually foll by: from) to refrain or forbear
withˈholder n

with•hold

(wɪθˈhoʊld, wɪð-)

v. -held, -hold•ing. v.t.
1. to hold back; restrain or check.
2. to refrain from giving or granting.
3. to collect (taxes) at the source of income, esp. as a deduction from salary or wages.
v.i.
4. to hold back; refrain.
[1150–1200]
with•hold′er, n.

withhold


Past participle: withheld
Gerund: withholding

Imperative
withhold
withhold
Present
I withhold
you withhold
he/she/it withholds
we withhold
you withhold
they withhold
Preterite
I withheld
you withheld
he/she/it withheld
we withheld
you withheld
they withheld
Present Continuous
I am withholding
you are withholding
he/she/it is withholding
we are withholding
you are withholding
they are withholding
Present Perfect
I have withheld
you have withheld
he/she/it has withheld
we have withheld
you have withheld
they have withheld
Past Continuous
I was withholding
you were withholding
he/she/it was withholding
we were withholding
you were withholding
they were withholding
Past Perfect
I had withheld
you had withheld
he/she/it had withheld
we had withheld
you had withheld
they had withheld
Future
I will withhold
you will withhold
he/she/it will withhold
we will withhold
you will withhold
they will withhold
Future Perfect
I will have withheld
you will have withheld
he/she/it will have withheld
we will have withheld
you will have withheld
they will have withheld
Future Continuous
I will be withholding
you will be withholding
he/she/it will be withholding
we will be withholding
you will be withholding
they will be withholding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been withholding
you have been withholding
he/she/it has been withholding
we have been withholding
you have been withholding
they have been withholding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been withholding
you will have been withholding
he/she/it will have been withholding
we will have been withholding
you will have been withholding
they will have been withholding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been withholding
you had been withholding
he/she/it had been withholding
we had been withholding
you had been withholding
they had been withholding
Conditional
I would withhold
you would withhold
he/she/it would withhold
we would withhold
you would withhold
they would withhold
Past Conditional
I would have withheld
you would have withheld
he/she/it would have withheld
we would have withheld
you would have withheld
they would have withheld
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.withhold - hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
immobilise, immobilize, freeze, block - prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
deny, refuse - refuse to let have; "She denies me every pleasure"; "he denies her her weekly allowance"
keep to oneself - withhold information; "I kept your little secret to myself all these years"
deny - refuse to grant, as of a petition or request; "The dean denied the students' request for more physics courses"; "the prisoners were denied the right to exercise for more than 2 hours a day"
reserve - hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency; "they held back their applause in anticipation"
immobilise, immobilize - hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
deprive - keep from having, keeping, or obtaining
2.withhold - retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"
keep, hold on - retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
dock - deduct from someone's wages

withhold

verb
1. keep secret, keep, refuse, hide, reserve, retain, sit on (informal), conceal, suppress, hold back, keep back Police withheld the victim's name until her relatives had been informed.
keep secret give (out), accord, release, reveal, grant, expose, hand over, let go, relinquish, get off your chest (informal)
2. hold back, check, resist, suppress, restrain, repress, keep back She could not withhold a scornful comment as he passed.
hold back release, reveal, expose, get off your chest (informal)

withhold

verb
1. To hold oneself back:
2. To have and maintain in one's possession:
3. To be unwilling to grant:
Translations
يَمْتَنِع عَن، يُمْسِك
ponechat si
tilbageholde
evätäpitää
elhallgatmegtartvisszatart
neita/synja um e-î
neduoti
atteiktnedot
odoprieť
esirgemekvermemek

withhold

[wɪθˈhəʊld] (withheld (pt, pp)) [wɪθˈheld] VT
1. [+ information] → ocultar; [+ money] → retener; [+ decision] → aplazar
to withhold the truth from sbno revelar la verdad a algn
to withhold a pound of sb's payretener una libra del pago a algn
2. (= refuse) → negar
to withold one's consentnegar el consentimiento
a parent's right to grant or withhold permissionel derecho de un padre a dar o (de)negar su permiso
to withhold one's helpnegarse a ayudar a algn

withhold

[wɪðˈhəʊld] [withheld] [wɪðˈhɛld] (pt, pp) vt
(= refuse to give) [+ support, consent] → refuser; [+ permission] → refuser
to withhold sth from sb [+ permission] → refuser qch à qn
(= keep back) [+ evidence] → dissimuler; [+ money] → retenir; [+ rent] → suspendre le paiement de; [+ payment] → suspendre
I decided to withhold the information till later → Je décidai de ne pas divulguer l'information pour l'instant.
to withhold information from sb → ne pas divulguer une information à qn
Police withheld the dead boy's name until relatives could be told → La police n'a pas divulgué le nom du petit garçon décédé jusqu'à ce que la famille puisse être avertie.withholding tax [wɪðˈhəʊldɪŋ] n (mainly US)acompte m provisionnel au titre de l'impôt sur le revenu

withhold

pret, ptp <withheld>
vtvorenthalten; truth alsoverschweigen; (= refuse) consent, helpverweigern, versagen (geh); the members threatened to withhold their paymentsdie Mitglieder drohten, die Zahlung der Beiträge zu verweigern; to withhold something from somebodyjdm etw vorenthalten/verweigern; name withheld (in newspaper, report etc) → Name der Redaktion bekannt

withhold

[wɪðˈhəʊld] (withheld (pt, pp)) vt (money from pay) → trattenere; (truth, news) → nascondere; (refuse, consent) → non concedere, negare
to withhold from (permission) → rifiutare a (information) → nascondere a
I'm withholding my rent until the roof is repaired → non pagherò l'affitto finché il tetto non sarà stato riparato

withhold

(wiðˈhəuld) past tense, past participle withˈheld (-ˈheld) verb
to refuse to give. to withhold permission.
References in classic literature ?
Art will still withhold herself from thrift, and she does well, for nothing but love has any right to her.
Forgive me for acknowledging that I determined to withhold the address as soon as I heard this.
Not any passenger that sailed in the Quaker City will withhold his endorsement of what I have just said.
For such particulars, stated on such authority, Elinor could not withhold her credit; nor was she disposed to it, for the circumstance was in perfect unison with what she had heard and seen herself.
She is ever disposed to find fault with them; they can seldom do any thing to please her; she is never better pleased than when she sees them under the lash, especially when she suspects her husband of showing to his mulatto children favors which he withholds from his black slaves.
As a general rule, a buyer of US real property from a foreign person must withhold 15 percent of the total amount realized by the foreign person on the sale.
A withholding agent who fails to withhold when required may be on the hook for the withholding tax liability, as well as potential penalties for failure to file Forms 1042, Annual Withholding Tax Return for U.
the transferee) is treated as a withholding agent and generally required to withhold a tax equal to 10% of the amount realized by the foreign seller upon disposition of the USRP interest, provided the amount realized is greater than zero (Regs.
In addition, the section imposes additional filing requirements for payroll providers who withhold Illinois Income Tax for employers during the year and who are subject to magnetic media filings under 26 CFR 301.
It mandates that federal, state and local governments withhold 3 percent from payments for goods and services.
The new withholding tables will tell employers and payroll administrators how much less in federal income taxes to withhold from workers' wages.