What does withholding mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. withholding(noun)

    the act of deducting from an employee's salary

  2. withholding tax, withholding(noun)

    income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer

  3. withholding(noun)

    the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control

    "I resented his withholding permission"; "there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"


  1. withholding(Noun)

    The deduction of taxes from an employee's salary.

  2. withholding(Noun)

    The tax so deducted, and paid to local or national government.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Withholding

    of Withhold

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  1. withholding


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of withholding in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of withholding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of withholding in a Sentence

  1. Robert Frost:

    Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found out it was ourselves.

  2. Steven Molo:

    They're withholding the evidence and we want it produced, we want the full production.

  3. Mae West:

    When it comes to finances, remember that there are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin.

  4. Ray Wall:

    Withholding an official police report ... I think that's a violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

  5. Lee Zeldin:

    When Adam Schiff is cherry-picking leaks, when hes withholding facts, when hes outright lying -- let the American ppl know that.

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