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Princeton's WordNet

  1. withholding(noun)

    the act of deducting from an employee's salary

    withholding tax

  2. withholding tax, withholding(noun)

    income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer

    withholding tax

  3. withholding(noun)

    the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control

    "I resented his withholding permission"; "there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"

    withholding tax

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. withholding(n)

    restraint, repression, abstinence, refusal, denial

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  1. Mark Inch:

    I will certainly communicate if there's a misperception that we are withholding educational and recreational books of any form, because that is certainly not the case.

  2. Margaret Johnson:

    SB 25 is a not-so-subtle way of giving medical personnel the opportunity to impose the religious beliefs on pregnant women by withholding information about the condition of their fetus and depriving them of making an informed decision about continuing with their pregnancy.

  3. Donald Trump:

    As far as withholding funds, those funds were paid. They were fully paid, but my complaint has always been, and I'd withhold again and I'll continue to withhold until such time as European Union and other nations contribute to Ukraine, because they're not doing it.

  4. Josh Geltzer:

    These redactions at least raise eyebrows. The categories that the Freedom of Information Act allows the government to withhold are sufficiently vague that it's hard to say whether these redactions were actually in violation of that law, but does it appear suspicious given the damning nature of what was withheld, and the current government's obvious motivation for withholding it.

  5. New York:

    This reform will reduce disenfranchisement and will help restore justice and fairness to our democratic process. Withholding or delaying voting rights diminishes our democracy.

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