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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 with·hold /wɪθˈhold, wɪð-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 With·hold v. t. [imp. Withheld p. p. Withheld, Obs. or Archaic Withholden p. pr. & vb. n. Withholding.]
 1. To hold back; to restrain; to keep from action.
 Withhold, O sovereign prince, your hasty hand
 From knitting league with him.   --Spenser.
 2. To retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition.
 Forbid who will, none shall from me withhold
 Longer thy offered good.   --Milton.
 3. To keep; to maintain; to retain.  [Obs.]
    To withhold it the more easily in heart.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is
           withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
           [syn: keep back]
      2: retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My
         employer is withholding taxes" [syn: deduct, recoup]
      [also: withheld]