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with·hold·ing

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  1. withholdingnoun

    the act of deducting from an employee's salary

    Synonyms:
    withholding tax

  2. withholding tax, withholdingnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    withholding tax

  3. withholdingnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    withholding tax

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  1. withholdingnoun

    Synonyms:
    restraint, repression, abstinence, refusal, denial

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How to use withholding in a sentence?

  1. Josh Geltzer:

    But does it appear suspicious given the damning nature of what was withheld, and the current government's obvious motivation for withholding it.

  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. Ray Wall:

    Withholding an official police report ... I think that's a violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

  4. Ken Paxton:

    It is unconscionable that abortion providers are fighting against the health of Texans and withholding desperately needed supplies and personal protective equipment in favor of a procedure that they refer to as a choice.

  5. Bryan Reber:

    There's been this continuing drip, drip, drip of information, either they haven't had all the information -- or they've been withholding it.


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