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overwithhold

[oh-ver-with-hohld, -with-]
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verb (used with object), o·ver·with·held, o·ver·with·hold·ing.
  1. to withhold too much.
  2. to deduct (an amount in withholding tax) in excess of the tax to be paid.
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verb (used without object), o·ver·with·held, o·ver·with·hold·ing.
  1. to withhold oneself excessively.
  2. to deduct too much withholding tax.
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Origin of overwithhold

First recorded in 1970–75; over- + withhold
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