Communicate and Withhold


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Communicate verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Withhold is an antonym for communicate in topics: make known, ideas, mutually exchange information.
Nearby Words: communication, communicated, communicative, communicating, communicable
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Withhold verb – To be unwilling to grant.
Communicate is an antonym for withhold.
Nearby Word: withholding
Antonyms for Withhold
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Common collocations

status communicate status withhold status
fact communicate fact withhold fact
information communicate information withhold information
song communicate song withhold song
Other nouns: findings, feelings, names, emotions.
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Withhold and Communicate. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from
Communicate & Withhold. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 May. 2022. <>.
Withhold or Communicate. 2016. Accessed May 21, 2022.

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