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. 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. Laura Meyers:

    Planned Parenthood is never going to allow the Trump-Pence administration to bully us into withholding critical health information from our patients.

  2. Margaret Johnson:

    SB 25 is a not-so-subtle way of giving medical personnel the opportunity to impose the religious beliefs on pregnant women by withholding information about the condition of their fetus and depriving them of making an informed decision about continuing with their pregnancy.

  3. Donald Trump:

    As far as withholding funds, those funds were paid. They were fully paid, but my complaint has always been, and I'd withhold again and I'll continue to withhold until such time as European Union and other nations contribute to Ukraine, because they're not doing it.

  4. Mark Inch:

    I will certainly communicate if there's a misperception that we are withholding educational and recreational books of any form, because that is certainly not the case.

  5. Lamar Smith:

    The agency has yet to identify any legal basis for withholding these documents. The Committee intends to use all tools at its disposal to undertake its Constitutionally-mandated oversight responsibilities.

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