What is another word for withhold?

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To refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
“It's gutsy for Shanley to withhold the emotional satisfaction of closure in a drama fueled by such a fraught subject.”
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To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner
“I try to withhold all curiosities and concentrate on maintaining my composure.”
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To be unwilling to grant
“… must withhold official approval until all the proper forms have been submitted.”
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To postpone from being dealt with
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To store or set aside for future use
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Resist the temptation to
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To keep something secret
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To cause to feel less close or friendly
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(of an action or operation) To bring to an end or prevent from continuing
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Expend or use less time, money, or material on something than is necessary in an attempt to economize
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To prevent or delay (from doing something)
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To physically grip or grasp something
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Outlaw, prohibit an action
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To take one thing from another
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To provide with living quarters or shelter
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Steal, deprive
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To fail to include
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To remove objectionable parts from
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Hold, keep back; arrest
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To have the use or benefit of something
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