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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of deducting from an employee's salary; The act of keeping in your possession or control; Income tax taken out of employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer.

Usage examples (40)
  • Something we were withholding made us weak Until we found that it was ourselves.
  • I resented his withholding permission
  • There were allegations of the withholding of evidence
  • Verb (used with object) : to withhold payment for more
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