overwithhold

[ oh-ver-with-hohld, -with- ]
/ ˌoʊ vər wɪθˈhoʊld, -wɪð- /

verb (used with object), o·ver·with·held, o·ver·with·hold·ing.

to withhold too much.
to deduct (an amount in withholding tax) in excess of the tax to be paid.

verb (used without object), o·ver·with·held, o·ver·with·hold·ing.

to withhold oneself excessively.
to deduct too much withholding tax.

Nearby words

  1. overwind,
  2. overwinter,
  3. overwintering,
  4. overwire,
  5. overwise,
  6. overword,
  7. overwore,
  8. overwork,
  9. overworked,
  10. overworn

Origin of overwithhold

First recorded in 1970–75; over- + withhold

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