- v hold back; refuse to hand over or share
The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room
- v retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
My employer is withholding taxes
- Sunday Tribune journalist Suzanne Breen (right) congratulates her legal council Arthur Harvey QC outside the High Court in Belfast, after she won the right today to withhold .
- The theory holds that voters have a tendency to withhold their leanings from pollsters when they plan to vote for a white candidate instead of a black one.
- Cardinal Ottaviani has told the French bishops to withhold the imprimatur from any future works by Oraison on sex and psychoanalysis and to bar him from lecturing on morals in .
- Jeff Sessions in AFP
As someone who cares deeply about our great heritage of law, I must withhold my consent,said Sessions.
- John Smoltz in USA Today
Smoltz, who thanked the Braves and manager Bobby Cox in a statement, said, "I was going to withhold comment until the announcement of my signing with a new team, but I now feel the need to clear up any misconceptions and inaccuracies about the...
- Elon Musk in BusinessWeek
It is disappointing that Ms. Goodling has decided to withhold her important testimony from the committee as it pursues its investigation into this matter, but everybody has the constitutional right not to incriminate themselves with regard to... Patrick Leahy http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Leahy&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFcZSJmJ7wQO0GBByzBnDCGtMs8VA CNN http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cnn.com/2007/POLITICS/03/26/fired.attorneys/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHPR8MPSwgxFeGsLRlkPwfmUlWBjg Mar 26, 2007
110734 145386 withholding We are withholding their identities as we work with the relevant authorities to notify the families," Musk said in an e- mail.