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Vocabulary of The Day- 02 May

Vocabulary of The Day- 02 May

Achieving excellence in the vocabulary section is important for excelling in the English Section of competitive examinations. A strong vocabulary not only boosts performance during the exam but also improves the writing and speaking abilities. To help candidates in their preparation, the team of Adda247 has come up with the “Vocabulary of the Day” on a daily basis. Along with the word, aspirants get to know the  delivering meaning, word usage, synonyms, antonyms, relevant question, and words with similar sounds but different meanings.


Meaning: To keep to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.

Newspaper: The Indian Express

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Use of the Word:

Tarak Mehta producer Asit Kumar Modi denies withholding missing actor Gurucharan Singh’s dues.

Synonyms: Retain, Keep

Antonyms: Release, Free

Q. Which of the following word can be related to the meaning of withhold?

a) Stop

b) Keep

c) Retain

d) All of the above

Similar Sounding Words with Different meaning:

Eight: number

Ate: simple past tense of eat

Ans. d) all the words are similar to the meaning of withhold.

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Benefits of Building Vocabulary

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  • Improving vocabulary directly contributes to better performance in exams, leading to higher scores.
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What are the synonyms for the Vocabulary of The Day-Withhold?

The synonyms for the Vocabulary of The Day-Withhold are Retain and Keep.