Synonyms of withhold in English:

withhold


See definition of withhold

verb

1‘the council withheld payments to some contractors’

SYNONYMS

refuse to give, hold back, keep back, stop

retain, keep hold of, hold on to

fail to disclose, hide, conceal, keep secret

informal sit on, keep under one's hat

2‘Elizabeth could no longer withhold her tears’

SYNONYMS

suppress, repress, hold back, keep back, fight back, choke back, swallow, control, keep in check, check, restrain, contain, curb