What does withholding mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term withholding:

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


  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

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