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Another word for withhold

  1. To hold oneself back

      1. To hold oneself back; forbear from doing something:
      1. To retain possession of:
      2. To have as a supply:
      3. To provide (a family, for example) with maintenance and support:
      1. (idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
      2. (idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
      3. (idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
      1. To keep oneself from doing something; hold back; refrain:
      2. To be tolerant or patient in the face of provocation.
      3. To refrain from; resist:
      1. To keep oneself from doing, engaging in, or partaking of something; refrain:
      2. To refrain from voting:
  2. To have and maintain in one's possession

  3. To be unwilling to grant

Another word for withhold