withhold
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /wɪθˈhəʊld/, /wɪðˈhəʊld/
  • (America) IPA: /wɪθˈhoʊld/, /wɪðˈhoʊld/
Verb

withhold (withholds, present participle withholding; past withheld, past participle withheld)

  1. (transitive) To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
  2. (transitive) To keep (information, assent etc) to oneself rather than revealing it.
  3. (intransitive) To stay back.
Synonyms
  • (keep (a physical object) to oneself) retain
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