Definition of 'withhold'
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Example sentences containing 'withhold'
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We see the logic behind withholding the names of very young offenders guilty of lesser crimes. The Sun (2016)They may withhold the dog until they have checked you out. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)The bank may try to withhold up to half of it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It may also encourage potential donors to withhold information that may result in their being excluded. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their full names have been withheld at the request of their families. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are also allegations that food aid is being withheld from the regime's opponents. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some countries deduct withholding tax of more than 30 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes, a name may be withheld to betray an attitude. Christianity Today (2000)Name and address withheld There may be more hope than you think. The Sun (2016)Please withhold my name (to spare our blushes! Times, Sunday Times (2006) Name withheld Your niece needs to be given books that she finds enjoyable. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Name withheld You should speak to an independent financial advisor about ways to invest. The Sun (2013) Name withheld There are three questions you need to ask. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Name withheld It is normal for exam boards to check a sample of coursework. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In case of publication, names will be withheld. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You should also inform her of her rights in this area, including that she may withhold her consent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Name withheld It may well be. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Name withheld I sympathise with your reasons for wanting your granddaughter to attend this school. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Name withheld This is a sensitive situation, but it has to be resolved. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Name withheld Indeed it is. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those areas considered opposition strongholds - mostly in the west and south - are having food aid withheld. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain and other donors had also withheld aid, which is used to pay the salaries of teachers, health workers and government employees. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'withhold'
British English: withhold VERB
If you withhold something that someone wants, you do not let them have it.
Police withheld the boy's name yesterday.
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