withheld

[w_ɪ_ð_h_ˈɛ_l_d], [wɪðhˈɛld], [wɪðhˈɛld]

Antonyms for withheld:

public, open.


Definitions of withheld:

  1.   Restrained; retained. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   of Withhold – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for withheld:

  1. 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
  2. Charity is no substitute for justice withheld – Saint Augustine
  3. In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all. – Eldridge Cleaver
  4. Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due. – Eldridge Cleaver
  5. In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered that the truths are withheld – Charles Keating
  6. The report of this made me exceedingly angry, for I could not see why information which a middle -class woman could get from her doctor should be withheld from a poorer woman who might need it far more. – Dora Russell

Usage examples for withheld:

  1. If she had made one or two observations from a distance, with respect to the young lady, she withheld them. ” – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. “ " I have withheld from you," he said, in quick, short utterance, " because it had to be. ” – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. Who will paint with words the elm or the oak so that its species will be known while the name is withheld – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  4. From men in this mood the occasion is rarely withheld – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. Her father was preparing to go too; but Mildrid did not wish to be alone with Hans as long as her parents withheld their consent, so she went towards the other door, and they presently saw her crossing the yard to her grandmother's house. ” – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  6. “ I need not say, that the names of the writers are withheld of necessity, because such sentiments if uttered at the south would peril their lives." ” – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  7. He hated the operators, in advance, for giving freely of admiration to an E that they withheld from him. ” – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  8. The continental edition of it, published by Baron Tauchnitz, has a wide circulation; and since for this reason the book cannot practically be withheld from the public, it is thought desirable that the publication of it should at least be accompanied by some record of the abovementioned fact. ” – Falkland, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  9. Since you so strongly desire the language of animals, the gift shall not be withheld open your mouth! ” – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  10. You want a number of objects of the first necessity, which nature has withheld from you. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. He has no joy in the house so long as any rooms are withheld – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  12. The thoughts of youth are very long, and its conclusions are deliberate and delayed, and often withheld altogether. ” – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  13. All that she had withheld was waiting. ” – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  14. The judge was a shade less severe; or else Breckon did not put himself so much in the way to be withheld as he had the night before. ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  15. Quest nodded and reached shakily for the prescription; but the doctor withheld it. ” – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  16. “ Dora and Sophy were in a state of transport, and wanted to rush off at once with the good news, but Mary withheld them. ” – The Carbonels by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. “ " I withheld a theory, which seems to have come to nothing," he replied. ” – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  18. “ Marion longed to tell her then and there the great news, but she was afraid to do so, and was, moreover, withheld by the remembrance that it had been agreed she should not be told. ” – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  19. Oh, so you slip in ahead of me, having deliberately withheld information from the police, and think you are going to get all the credit. ” – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer

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