Thesaurus / withholding
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He has a preference for withholding his name from the public, and has described himself as 'the patient.'

Failure to comply with building regulations in making improvements resulted in the withholding of the license of one theater.

The other men stood to watch him go, consumed with curiosity, yet withholding all question.

As long as he derives an income from his capital he has not the option of withholding it from the use of others.

SocialismJohn Stuart Mill

As I had no reason for withholding it, I told him how I was called.

AuriolW. Harrison Ainsworth

This cruel device of withholding all knowledge of the charge appears to have been introduced gradually.

Congress has the privilege of giving or withholding its confidence in the acts of the government.

He had always deemed himself capable of withholding from the whole questioning world anything that he might wish to withhold.

With Edged ToolsHenry Seton Merriman

None had ever been tried in our courts for withholding and purposely stopping the natural flow of water down stream.

Today I can appreciate your reason for withholding it—likewise the necessity for me to go to the Ambassador with my story.

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