What is another word for withheld?

Pronunciation: [wɪðhˈɛld] (IPA)

Withheld is a word that refers to something that has been kept back or concealed. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used in different contexts. Some synonyms for withheld include restrained, suppressed, held back, retained, concealed, and kept secret. Each of these words refers to different ways in which something can be held back or hidden. For example, when someone is restrained, they are prevented from acting in a certain way. When something is suppressed, it is intentionally hidden or suppressed from view. All of these synonyms for withheld can be useful when trying to convey a sense of intentional concealment or holding back.

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What are the opposite words for withheld?

The word withheld means to restrain oneself from revealing or providing information or to hold back something. Antonyms for the word withheld include disclosed, revealed, shared, exposed, divulged, and uncovered. Disclosed refers to the act of making known and revealing what was previously hidden or secret. Revealed is similar to disclosed, meaning to uncover or bring to light something previously hidden. Shared means to give or receive a portion of something with others. Exposed suggests that something previously covered up is now revealed in full view. Divulged is to reveal something that was meant to be kept secret, while uncovered means to unveil something hidden.

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Usage examples for Withheld

It is clear that distinctive advantages cannot be bestowed upon the children of the good, as such, unless the same advantages be withheld from the evil race beside them.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
It was a perfect marvel to me how you ever found time to store your mind with such varied information; and yet, notwithstanding that imposing array of accomplishments, I now find that your modesty-perhaps out of deference to my ignorance-withheld fully as many more.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Then the time came when Marston withheld the dividend, and I knew that you were without resources.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Withheld

  • The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for.
    Aldrich Ames
  • Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
    Saint Augustine
  • In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
    Eldridge Cleaver
  • Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
    Eldridge Cleaver
  • In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered that the truths are withheld.
    Charles Keating

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