1. withholding

noun. ['wɪθˈhoʊldɪŋ'] the act of deducting from an employee's salary.


  • deduction


  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance

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Words that Rhyme with Withholding

  • upholding
  • unfolding
  • beholding
  • scolding
  • moulding
  • molding
  • golding
  • folding
  • bolding

Example sentences of the word withholding

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
For example, if you are withholding taxes from him, list the type of tax and the amount.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Your withholding taxes will be calculated accordingly, so you get the tax savings immediately.

Quotes containing the word withholding

1. She cuts me deep with her words, with her withholding of words, and with her knife. I’m not sure which is the most painful.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Words are magic. They have the power to hurt and to heal, and even withholding them has the power to hurt and to heal. What else has as much potency in its absence and can do without doing? What I mean is, even when you don’t say anything, you are communicating as effectively as if you’d spoken.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Christ delves far beyond the means of superficiality, not simply because of his immaculate love, but also because he considers the distinct cases of each individual rather than withholding a broadened perception by use of stereotypes.
- Criss Jami, Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile

2. withholding

noun. ['wɪθˈhoʊldɪŋ'] the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control.


  • keeping
  • retention


  • increase
  • attachment
  • annexe

3. withholding

noun. ['wɪθˈhoʊldɪŋ'] income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer.


  • income tax
  • pay as you earn
  • withholding tax


  • afterthought
  • annex
  • extension
  • component