Withhold vs Forhold - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between withhold and forhold

is that withhold is to retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition while forhold is to detain; hold up; hold back; retain; withhold; limit.

As verbs the difference between withhold and forhold

is that withhold is to keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner while forhold is to detain; hold up; hold back; retain; withhold; limit.

withhold

English

Verb

  • To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
  • To keep (information, etc) to oneself rather than revealing it.
  • To retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition.
  • Synonyms

    * retain

    Derived terms

    * overwithhold * underwithhold

    forhold

    English

    Verb

  • To detain; hold up; hold back; retain; withhold; limit.
  • * 1682 , Thomas Comber, An historial Vindication of the divine Right of Tithes :
  • King Alfred, his Son, when he made the League Guthran King of the Danes, An.878. made a Law to lay pecuniary Mulcts on all English or Danes, who should detain or forhold their Tithes, the Dane being to forfeit Twenty shillings, [...]
  • * 1912 , United States Congress, Congressional edition - Page 721 :
  • "[...] When the subject of contract is lawful, not public in its character, and the exercise of it is purely private and personal to the parties it can not be forholden or limited by the legislature."
  • * 1964 , Prentice-Hall, inc, Prentice-Hall federal taxes: Volume 3 :
  • Persona with incomes under $600 forheld from their wages.
    ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Noun

  • relation; the manner in which two things may be associated.
  • relationship; a romantic or sexual involvement.
  • proportion; the relation of one part to another or to the whole with respect to magnitude, quantity, or degree.
  • condition; the state or quality of something, e.g. : weather conditions
  • a ratio
  • Derived terms

    * (l)

    References

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