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Verb: withhold (withheld)  widh'hówld or with'hówld
  1. Hold back; refuse to hand over or share
    "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room";
    - keep back
  2. Retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
    "My employer is withholding taxes";
    - deduct, recoup

Derived forms: withheld, withholds, withholding

See also: hold on

Type of: deny, hold on, keep, refuse