What does the word withhold mean?

Usage examples for withhold

  1. I will agree; and if we are agreed, you can give or withhold reasons as you please. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. The right of free speech entitled Barber to publish it; a larger measure of common- sense would have made him withhold it. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  3. Moreover, even where the interest of all seems evident, there still remains some chance of error; it is, therefore, better to withhold. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin