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