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1. withhold

verb. ['wɪθˈhoʊld'] hold back; refuse to hand over or share.

Synonyms

  • immobilise
  • freeze
  • deprive
  • block
  • reserve
  • refuse
  • immobilize
  • keep to oneself
  • keep back

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • claim
  • admit

Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • with- (English)
  • with- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Withhold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • behold
  • scold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold
  • tolled

Sentences with withhold


1. Verb, base form
Whenever your dog vomits, it's a good idea to withhold food until the vomiting stops.

2. withhold

verb. ['wɪθˈhoʊld'] retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments.

Synonyms

  • dock
  • recoup
  • hold on
  • keep

Antonyms

  • avow
  • boil
  • bring to
  • move

Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • with- (English)
  • with- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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