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What is another word for withholding?

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Adjective
Restraining
Adjective
Maintaining
Adjective
That serves to suppress
Noun
The action of suppressing or withholding information
Noun
The act of forcefully dispossessing or depriving someone of something
Noun
The practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something
Noun
An act or expression of unwillingness to grant a request
Noun
The act of estranging
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Noun
The act of retaining or something retained
Noun
An act of excluding or leaving out someone or something
Noun
The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody
Verb
Present participle for to refuse to give (something that is due to or is desired by another)
“But old man Moran saw fit to withhold his belongings from the family until he died.”
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Present participle for to keep a secret or information to oneself
“The family physician is entitled to withhold this information.”
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Present participle for to regulate or keep under control
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“I try to withhold all curiosities and concentrate on maintaining my composure.”
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Present participle for to refuse or be unwilling to allow or grant
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“It is within the Licensor's sole discretion to grant or withhold any approval.”
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to store or set aside for future use
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Present participle for to stifle or refrain from openly expressing
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Present participle for to set apart for a special use
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Present participle for stop oneself from doing something
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Present participle for to refuse to provide (as per usual)
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Present participle for to cause to feel less close or friendly
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Present participle for to apprehend or arrest someone
Verb
Present participle for to keep knowledge or information to oneself
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Present participle for to (attempt to) prevent something from happening
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Present participle for to be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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Present participle for to impede or keep in check (the progress of)
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Present participle for to bring to an end or prevent from continuing
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Present participle for to take one thing from another
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Present participle for to fail to include
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Present participle for to have the use or benefit of something
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