Definition of "withheld" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of withhold. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • That one has withheld; kept from the possession or knowledge of another. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "withheld" in a sentence
  • "Apparently there are video tapes, but they -- and the police report -- have been withheld from the press."
  • "It withheld from the American public evidence of the Iranian regime's continuation of terrorist activities and other actions contrary to US national security interests."
  • "We find that the claim is based on dubious assumptions, cherry-picking data, and mathematical legerdemain which is inexplicably being withheld from the public."