Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: withheld
IPA transcription: [wɪθh'ɛld]
Usage examples
  • But even this last consolation was withheld from her!
  • No action of this young prodigy was withheld from Mike.
  • He seemed a gentle spirit, and I withheld all mention of the stalwart and manless wood-cutter.
  • 'Then he has put her on a lower intellectual plane; he has withheld from her, as he might from a child.'
  • I blurt out something that should, perhaps, be withheld for several hundred pages--but that damned thing was the size of an elephant.
  • No power over the lives and property of citizens, deemed necessary to the prosecution of the armed conflict, was withheld from the government.
  • "I said anything I pleased, in order that the solemn declaration I have just made should not be withheld, which otherwise would certainly have been the case.
  • The opinion was also whispered that my master was my father; but of the correctness of this opinion, I know nothing; the means of knowing was withheld from me.
  • At Eridu, as we have seen, it was assured by devotion to Ea and obedience to his commands as an instructor. Elsewhere it might happen, however, that Ea's gifts were restricted or withheld by an obstructing force--the raging storm god, or the parching, pestilence-bringing deity of the sun.
  • To make the Visigoths their enemies, he advised that the accustomed stipend allowed to this people should be withheld; and as he thought these enemies would not be sufficient alone to disturb the empire, he contrived that the Burgundians, Franks, Vandals, and Alans (a northern people in search of new habitations), should assail the Roman provinces.