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with·hold·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. 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.

  2. Stephen Breyer:

    ( T) Chief Justice John Roberts Court's decisions in Trinity Trinity Lutheran and Espinoza prohibit States from denying aid to religious schools solely because of a school's religious status — that is, its affiliation with or control by a religious organization, but Trinity Lutheran and Espinoza have never said that the Free Exercise Clause prohibits States from withholding funds because of the religious use to which the money will be put.

  3. 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.

  4. Bennie Thompson:

    Jeffrey Clark has a very short time to reconsider and cooperate fully, we need the information that Jeffrey Clark is withholding and we are willing to take strong measures to hold Jeffrey Clark accountable to meet Jeffrey Clark obligation.

  5. Mae West:

    When it comes to finances, remember that there are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin.


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