Synonyms and Antonyms of withhold
1 to be unwilling to grant must withhold official approval until all the proper forms have been submitted Synonyms of withhold decline, disallow, disapprove, negative, nix, refuse, reject, reprobate, denyWords Related to withhold ban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto; rebuff, repel, spurn; check, constrain, curb, hold, keep, repress, restrain, restrict; balk (at), hinder, impede, obstructNear Antonyms of withhold afford, furnish, give, provide, supply; authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), warrant; accord, sanction, vouchsafeAntonyms of withhold allow, concede, grant, let, OK (or okay), permit
2 to continue to have in one's possession or power withhold some money for your own expenses Synonyms of withhold hold, reserve, retain, keepWords Related to withhold conserve, guard, preserve, protect, save; boast, enjoy, have, own, possess; command, control, detain, direct, manage, rule; bear, harbor; cherish, cling (to), hug, treasureNear Antonyms of withhold abandon, cede, drop; contribute, donate, give, hand out; discard, dump; decline, reject, repudiate, spurn; loseAntonyms of withhold give up, hand over, release, relinquish, surrender, yield
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