keep back; stop; refuse to give
"The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"
"My employer is withholding taxes"
So I withheld my Passion, though I was indeed enrag'd to the highest Degree.
Had not some awe of the company..withheld his rage.
出自： Henry Fielding
Blake..though tempted, yet withheld himself from yielding.
出自： P. Warung
The employers have to withhold the tax from your pay before you receive it.
雇主们在你们领工资前必须从中扣除税款。 withhold from sth/v-ing
How shall I withhold from tears when we part?
It is often difficult to withhold from expressing one's opinion.
一个人要把自己的意见憋在心里通常是困难的。 withhold sb from sth
The captain withheld his men from attack.