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    withdraw

    withdraw - Dictionary definition and meaning for word withdraw

    Definition
    (verb) pull back or move away or backward
    Example Sentence
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
    Definition
    (verb) withdraw from active participation
    Synonyms : retire
    Example Sentence
    • He retired from chess
    Definition
    (verb) release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
    Synonyms : disengage
    Example Sentence
    • I want to disengage myself from his influence
    • disengage the gears
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be returned
    Synonyms : call back , call in , recall
    Example Sentence
    • recall the defective auto tires
    • The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt
    Definition
    (verb) take back what one has said
    Synonyms : swallow , take back , unsay
    Example Sentence
    • He swallowed his words
    Definition
    (verb) keep away from others
    Synonyms : seclude , sequester , sequestrate
    Example Sentence
    • He sequestered himself in his study to write a book
    Definition
    (verb) break from a meeting or gathering
    Synonyms : adjourn , retire
    Example Sentence
    • We adjourned for lunch
    • The men retired to the library
    Definition
    (verb) retire gracefully
    Synonyms : bow out
    Example Sentence
    • He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship
    Definition
    (verb) remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
    Synonyms : draw , draw off , take out
    Example Sentence
    • She drew $2,000 from the account
    • The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank
    Definition
    (verb) lose interest
    Synonyms : retire
    Example Sentence
    • he retired from life when his wife died
    Definition
    (verb) make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    Synonyms : remove , take , take away
    Example Sentence
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment
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