Spanish Dictionary

Translation of withhold in Spanish

to withhold     retener    ; detener    

Translation by Vocabulix

Sample sentences:
He can withhold his breath for two minutes and is practicing to do it longer.

Puede retener la respiración durante dos minutos y está practicando para hacerlo por más tiempo.

My family in Russia wants us to spend Christmas with them, but I don't think we'll be able to. My youngest brother spent 2008 in Moscow. The other one has already been there before and met all relatives. I wish you a happy and successful 2012.
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Spanish VerbsPresentPast IIIFuture
Conjugation of detener
detengo  detienes  detiene  detenemos  detenéis  detienen  detenía  detenías  detenía  deteníamos  deteníais  detenían  detuve  detuviste  detuvo  detuvimos  detuvisteis  detuvieron  detendré  detendrás  detendrá  detendremos  detendréis  detendrán 
Conjugation of retener
retengo  retienes  retiene  retenemos  retenéis  retienen  retenía  retenías  retenía  reteníamos  reteníais  retenían  retuve  retuviste  retuvo  retuvimos  retuvisteis  retuvieron  retendré  retendrás  retendrá  retendremos  retendréis  retendrán