Definition of withdrawe
1. withdraw [ v ] pull back or move away or backward
Examples: "The enemy withdrew" "The limo pulled away from the curb"
(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
Since the strength of the Mexicans had been underrated , too small a posse had been collected , and since the deputy had not been provided with search_warrants , MacPherson and his men decided it was much wiser to withdraw .Synonyms retreat withdraw draw_back move_back recede retire pull_back pull_away Related Terms travel back_up recede retreat withdrawal
2. withdraw [ v ] withdraw from active participation
Examples: : "He retired from chess"
(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)
Gradually he withdrew from the shop altogether , and for the past thirty years , he has worked independently as a painter , except for his continued hunting and fishing expeditions .
(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
`` But when I arrived and recognised a number of notorious characters I had thrown into the detective bureau basement half_a_dozen times , I knew I had been framed , and withdrew almost at_once '' .
(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)
`` That 's true '' , Spencer agreed and withdrew himself from the conversation .Synonyms retire withdraw Related Terms discontinue retire bow_out retiree retirement
3. withdraw [ v ] release from something that holds fast. connects, or entangles
Examples: "I want to disengage myself from his influence" "disengage the gears"
(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
Repeated attempts to withdraw steroids entirely were unsuccessful because increased muscle weakness resulted , as_well_as fever , malaise , anorexia , anxiety , and an exacerbation of the anemia .
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
The bodice beneath was buttoned and , withdrawing his lips from hers , he set her upright on his knee and started to undo it , unhurriedly as if she were a child .Synonyms withdraw disengage Related Terms engage let_go_of unlock withdrawer
4. withdraw [ v ] cause to be returned
Examples: "recall the defective auto tires" The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
(Robert Wallace, "This Is the Way It Came About"...)
The Belgians were reluctant to withdraw their troops and often obstructed U._N. efforts .
(Richard Tiernan, "Land of the Silver Dollar,"...)
The management discreetly withdrew the green stuff into the office and gave the customers chips or checks or premium points .Synonyms withdraw call_back call_in recall Related Terms take decommission callback
5. withdraw [ v ] take back what one has said
Examples: "He swallowed his words"
(Joseph Chadwick, No Land Is Free....)
Maybe I should withdraw my advice - no '' ?Synonyms withdraw take_back unsay swallow Related Terms renounce withdrawal
6. withdraw [ v ] remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc.; or remove something abstract
Examples: "remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "It withdraws heat from the environment"
7. withdraw [ v ] keep away from others
Examples: "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
(The Christian Science Monitor...)
The turtle immediately withdrew into its private council room to study the phenomenon .Synonyms seclude withdraw sequestrate sequester Related Terms isolate adjourn withdrawer seclusion
8. withdraw [ v ] retire gracefully
Examples: "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"
9. withdraw [ v ] lose interest
Examples: "he retired from life when his wife died"
10. withdraw [ v ] break from a meeting or gathering
Examples: "We adjourned for lunch" "The men retired to the library"
11. withdraw [ v ] remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Examples: "She drew $2,000 from the account" "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
12. withdraw [ v ] make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
Examples: "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him" "He backed out of his earlier promise" "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
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