withhold assent


withhold assent
index demur, differ (disagree), differ (vary), disaccord, disbelieve, expostulate, hold out (resist)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Withhold — With*hold , v. t. [imp. {Withheld}; p. p. {Withheld}, Obs. or Archaic {Withholden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withholding}.] [With again, against, back + hold.] [1913 Webster] 1. To hold back; to restrain; to keep from action. [1913 Webster] Withhold, O… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • withhold one's assent — index disapprove (reject) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common (BrE), general, universal ▪ Medicine is, by common assent, a good profession. ▪ There was general assent about his achievements. ▪ royal ( …   Collocations dictionary

  • withhold — verb ADVERB ▪ deliberately, intentionally (esp. AmE) VERB + WITHHOLD ▪ threaten to ▪ The government was threatening to withhold future financial aid. ▪ decide to …   Collocations dictionary

  • Royal Assent — The granting of Royal Assent is the formal method by which a constitutional monarch completes the legislative process of lawmaking by formally assenting to an Act of Parliament. While the power to withhold Royal Assent was once exercised often,… …   Wikipedia

  • refuse assent — index disaccord, disagree, dissent (withhold assent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Royal Assent (Ireland) — The granting, reserving or withholding of the Royal Assent was one of the key roles, and potentially one of the key powers, possessed by the Governor General of the Irish Free State. Until it was granted, no bill passed by the Oireachtas… …   Wikipedia

  • royal assent —    The granting of royal assent is the formal method by which a constitutional monarch completes the legislative process of law making by formally assenting to an Act of Parliament. While the power to withhold royal assent was once exercised… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • Withheld — Withhold With*hold , v. t. [imp. {Withheld}; p. p. {Withheld}, Obs. or Archaic {Withholden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withholding}.] [With again, against, back + hold.] [1913 Webster] 1. To hold back; to restrain; to keep from action. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Withheld — Withhold With*hold , v. t. [imp. {Withheld}; p. p. {Withheld}, Obs. or Archaic {Withholden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withholding}.] [With again, against, back + hold.] [1913 Webster] 1. To hold back; to restrain; to keep from action. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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