Synonyms for Withheld:
delayed, held back, kept on leash, checked, restrained, on ice, hidden, Denied.
•held up (adjective)
hidden, restrained, held back.
reserved, kept, Recanted, recalled, held, retained, suppressed, retracted, Revoked, Withdrew, withdrawn.
Usage examples for withheld
The person receiving a majority of votes is declared elected gobernadorcillo for the ensuing year, provided that there is no protest from the curate or the electors, and always conditioned upon the approval of the superior authority in Manila, which is never withheld since the influence of the curate is enough to prevent an unsatisfactory election. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by JosÃ© Rizal