- 1to refuse to give something to someone synonym keep
- 2 She was accused of withholding information from the police. Payment was withheld until the work was completed.
NAmE//wɪθˈhoʊld//, NAmE//wɪðˈhoʊld//withhold something (from somebody/something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they withhold
,he / she / it withholds
,past simple withheld
,-ing form withholding