if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: withhold

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.79Your letters did withhold our breaking forth,your Letters did with-holde our breaking forth
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.69.2The gods withhold me!The Gods with-hold me,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.135When that my care could not withhold thy riots,When that my Care could not with-hold thy Ryots,
Henry VI Part 11H6 IV.iv.31Swearing that you withhold his levied host,Swearing that you with-hold his leuied hoast,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.7Withhold revenge, dear God! 'Tis not my fault,With-hold reuenge (deere God) 'tis not my fault,
King JohnKJ IV.ii.125Withhold thy speed, dreadful occasion!With-hold thy speed, dreadfull Occasion:
King JohnKJ V.vi.37Withhold thine indignation, mighty heaven,With-hold thine indignation, mighty heauen,
PericlesPer II.iv.4To withhold the vengeance that they had in store,to with-hold the vengeance that / They had in store,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.51Who should withhold me?Who should with-hold me?

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Venus and AdonisVen.612 You have no reason to withhold me so.’ You haue no reason to withhold me so.

Glossary

 11 result(s).
detainkeep back, withhold, retain
holdwithhold, hold back
intermitwithhold, suspend, keep back
officeofficiously withhold, use petty authority to block
restrainwithhold, keep back, hold back
scantgive out sparingly, curtail, withhold [from]
scantneglect, stint, withhold
starvewithhold [from], diet, be sparing with
stayretain, keep back, withhold
withholdrestrain, hold back, keep in check
withholddetain, keep in possession

Thesaurus

 10 result(s).
officiously withholdoffice
withholdhold
withholddetain
withholdintermit
withholdscant
withholdscant
withholdrestrain
withholdstarve
withholdstay
withhold officiouslyoffice

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
WITHHOLDBASICwithhold v
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL