Definition of "withholds" []

  • To keep back; refrain from giving (verb)
  • To hold back; restrain (verb)
  • To deduct (taxes, etc) from a salary or wages (verb)
  • To refrain or forbear (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of withhold. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "withholds" in a sentence
  • ""But that word withholds Him no longer; for now their eyes are waiting for the Lord their God, until that He have mercy upon them: their souls are watching for Him more than they that watch for the morning.""
  • "If Obama withholds funding, the clamor of anti-semitism will be deafening."
  • "The agency deliberately withholds basic information from the media and researchers, and its top officials routinely decline requests for interviews [...]"
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