Withhold and Yield


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Withhold verb – To continue to have in one's possession or power.
Usage example: withhold some money for your own expenses

Yield is an antonym for withhold.
Nearby Word: withholding
Antonyms for Withhold


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Yield verb – To give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress.
Usage example: refusing to yield the city to enemy troops

Withhold is an antonym for yield in topics: grant, produce, give in.
Nearby Words: yielding, yielded
Antonyms for Yield
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Common collocations

treasure withhold treasure yield treasure
piece withhold piece yield piece
resources withhold resources yield resources
money withhold money yield money
Other nouns: game, information, evidence, items.
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