withholder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n withholder a person who restrains or checks or holds back
    • n withholder a person who refrains from granting "a withholder of payments"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Withholder One who withholds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n withholder One who withholds.
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Quotations

  • Anzia Yezierska
    Anzia Yezierska
    “Give a beggar a dime and he'll bless you. Give him a dollar and he'll curse you for withholding the rest of your fortune. Poverty is a bag with a hole at the bottom.”
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel%20Johnson
    “Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of his own encomiums.”
  • Mae West
    Mae%20West
    “When it comes to finances, remember that there are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “One man gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. [Proverbs 11-24]”
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil%20Gibran
    “Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.”
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn%20Brooks%20White
    “A poet's pleasure is to withhold a little of his meaning, to intensify by mystification. He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it.”

Usage

In literature:

It would be bitter if Fate should withhold it from him.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
And then you will force the dagger into my hand as eagerly as you now seek to withhold it.
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
The other you withhold.
"Don Carlos A Play" by Friedrich Schiller
Why linger, why withhold the stroke of death?
"The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
Ye marshes, how candid and simple and nothing-withholding and free Ye publish yourselves to the sky and offer yourselves to the sea!
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
But there were lurking reasons and doubts, besides shyness and vanity, withholding him.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
To announce mysteries to men, is to give and withhold; it is to talk in order not to be understood.
"Good Sense" by Paul Henri Thiry, Baron D'Holbach
Master was cautious of his body, while withholding solicitous attachment.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
And again, he alone of the whole theatre withholds from me his applause.
"Zicci, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Oh, blind and capricious Fate, that gives us a presentiment at one while and withholds it at an other!
"Devereux, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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In poetry:

Oh, mercifullest one of all,
Oh, generous as dear,
None lived so lowly, none so small,
Thou couldst withhold thy tear:
"After Spanish Proverb" by Dorothy Parker
And, when you, looking on your fellow men
Behold them doomed to endless misery,
How can you talk of joy and rapture then?
May God withhold such cruel joy from me!
"A Word To The Calvinists" by Anne Bronte
Until my heart broke and my spirit broke:
Upon the frost-bound floor I stumbled, fell,
And moaned: 'It is enough: withhold the stroke.
Farewell, O love, farewell.'
"From House To House" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Thus fix'd, what imports it, ye great ones and vain,
Though splendour withholds her false gleam
If pleas'd with our little, and strangers to pain,
Life glides placid by like yon stream?
"May-Day ; Or, The Discovery. A Pastoral. In The Manner of Cunningham" by Hector MacNeill
If with thy power such miseries thou canst calm,
Ah! let an hopeless wretch thy blessings prove,
Withhold not from his wounds the precious balm,
That from remembrance blots unhappy love!
"To Oblivion" by Charlotte Dacre
- Your prayer to heaven, good sir, is generous:
How generous likewise that you do not name
Offended nature! She from all of us
Couched idle underneath our showering tree,
May quite withhold her most destructive flame;
And then what woeful women we!
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith

In news:

Most corporate board members who win majority withhold votes continue to serve on board.
Zoo-Museum District board members say they'll withhold $10 million from History Museum.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says it's appropriate for County Controller Chelsa Wagner to withhold pay from Tyler Technologies while she conducts an audit of the company's Countywide reassessment of property values.
Industry organizations roundly aligning in opposition of withholding provision.
But I'll try to withhold playing the song as I drive down West Parrish Avenue in Owensboro.
President Obama adhered to our al-Qaida enemies in Libya by withholding requested protection for our murdered ambassador and three other Americans.
The weather is getting warmer, and gas prices withholding, its the season for road trips.
The Monroe Board of County Commissioners next month will host a public hearing on a land use amendment that will allow the county to begin withholding building permits again due to other uses on private property.
But sometimes, and just as importantly, it's about the right to withhold information.
But by withholding Federal tax, welfare, pension, health, immigration and survivors' benefits, the bill would deny gay couples many of the civil advantages of marriage.
State Likely Will Withhold Revenue Sharing.
IMF threat to withhold Greek aid spooks markets.
We didn't withhold oil spill info.
Ghost Town didn't withhold sales tax.
Israel responded by withholding $120 million collected for Abbas' government.
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In science:

Informally, there are two types of attacks for a VSR protocol to withhold: known file content (KFC) attacks and tag access (TA) attacks.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
Req.4] The system shall, in the event where no description is provided, display a message to the user and withhold from performing the Submit general request operation. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Req.10] The system shall, if one or more mandatory field is missing, display a message to the user and withhold from performing the Submit specific request operation. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Req.27] The system shall, if a closure note is not provided, display a message to the user and withhold from performing the Close general request operation. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Req.4] The system shall, in the event where no barcode, owner, category, furniture type (if applicable), number of compartments (if applicable) and/or equipment type (if applicable) are provided, display a message to the user and withhold from performing the add physical asset operation. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
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