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Only Art it was that withheld me, ah it seemed impossible to leave the world until I had produced all that I felt called upon me to produce, and so I endured.

From Vox

Or, in other words, “It would be the typical penalties and interest for not fully properly withholding your payroll taxes,” Shevchuck says.

From Fortune

According to a report by Foreign Policy, US secretary of State Mike Pompeo has okayed a plan to withhold up to $130 million in foreign assistance slated for Ethiopia’s military and anti-human trafficking programs.

From Quartz

This means withholding support from candidates whose values may match the organization’s but who are running in districts where challengers face long odds or where unseating the incumbent in a primary could hand the seat to the GOP in the general.

The statistics are an estimate how many of the W-2 tax forms that are used to track employee wages and withholding the agency will receive.

From Fortune

In order to withhold the photographs, the secretary of defense must certify that photographs could cause harm to Americans.

He expected truth in others and could not withhold the truth about himself.

And is it right for us to withhold assistance and punish civilians?

The desire to withhold participation trophies increased with income, age, and education.

The Daily Beast agreed to withhold her name out of concern for her privacy as a victim of sexual assault.

They cannot withhold dividends in order to depress the value of the property and buy its stock at a lower price.

Sir Robert Peel said that he did not desire to withhold his sentiments on this subject.

If upon Hollister had been bestowed the power to grant her sight or to withhold it, he would have shrunk from a decision.

What I would grant to the devil himself, I would not withhold even from the slaveholder—his due.

Never before had I known a time so subtly, viciously, confidently to withhold its omens.


On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to withhold, such as: conceal, deduct, deny, detain, hide, and keep.

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