Synonyms for withhold:
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
hold back (noun)
Usage examples for withhold:
- Something of the kind very nearly occurred in 1858, when the ministry threatened to advise the Queen to withhold her assent to a private bill unless the Lords gave permission to the Board of Works to appear before the private bill committee and oppose the plans. - "The Government of England (Vol. I)", A. Lawrence Lowell.
- Louis could not withhold his admiration, though at the same time his suspicions were aroused. - "Louise de la Valliere", Alexandre Dumas, Pere.
- I reckon yore heart's yore own ter give or withhold. - "When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry", Charles Neville Buck.