What does withdraw mean?

Definitions for withdraw
wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθ-with·draw

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word withdraw.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back(verb)

    pull back or move away or backward

    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

  2. retire, withdraw(verb)

    withdraw from active participation

    "He retired from chess"

  3. disengage, withdraw(verb)

    release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles

    "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"

  4. recall, call in, call back, withdraw(verb)

    cause to be returned

    "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"

  5. swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw(verb)

    take back what one has said

    "He swallowed his words"

  6. seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw(verb)

    keep away from others

    "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

  7. adjourn, withdraw, retire(verb)

    break from a meeting or gathering

    "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"

  8. bow out, withdraw(verb)

    retire gracefully

    "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"

  9. withdraw, draw, take out, draw off(verb)

    remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

    "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"

  10. retire, withdraw(verb)

    lose interest

    "he retired from life when his wife died"

  11. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw(verb)

    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

    "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"

  12. remove, take, take away, withdraw(verb)

    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

    "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"

Wiktionary

  1. withdraw(Verb)

    To pull (something) back, aside, or away.

    Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.

  2. withdraw(Verb)

    To take back (a comment, etc).

    Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.

  3. withdraw(Verb)

    To remove, to stop providing (one's support, etc).

    Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.

  4. withdraw(Verb)

    To extract (money from an account).

    Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.

  5. withdraw(Verb)

    To retreat.

    Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.

  6. withdraw(Verb)

    To be in withdrawal from an addictive drug etc.

    Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Withdraw(verb)

    to take back or away, as what has been bestowed or enjoyed; to draw back; to cause to move away or retire; as, to withdraw aid, favor, capital, or the like

    Etymology: [With against + draw.]

  2. Withdraw(verb)

    to take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges

    Etymology: [With against + draw.]

  3. Withdraw(verb)

    to retire; to retreat; to quit a company or place; to go away; as, he withdrew from the company

    Etymology: [With against + draw.]

Freebase

  1. Withdraw

    To cease active participation in; remove from active use.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Withdraw

    with-draw′, v.t. to draw back or away: to take back: to recall.—v.i. to retire: to go away.—ns. Withdraw′al, Withdraw′ment; Withdraw′er; Withdraw′ing-room, a room used to retire into: a drawing-room. [Pfx. with-, against, and draw.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'withdraw' in Verbs Frequency: #421

How to pronounce withdraw?

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How to say withdraw in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of withdraw in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of withdraw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of withdraw in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    Bank on a life, saving towards the certainty of change Ledger all the happiness, pencil in to rearrange Withdraw all the worry Deposit all the faith Compound all the experience and Recognize when the payment is late.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    We felt that if we prematurely pulled back, we would only form an acceleration or a rebound of something which would have put you behind where you were before, and that's the reason why we argued strongly with the President, that Anthony Fauci not withdraw those guidelines after 15 days, but that he extend them. And he did listen.

  3. Chief Executive Ashley Alder:

    The purpose of the warning is simple, to alert minority investors that those companies could see untoward price movements, whether MSCI or any other index chooses to take that into account is entirely for them to decide and we would not then create a new activity for the SFC to decide that because of the index's decision, which are independent, whether or not to issue a concentration warning in the first place or whether to withdraw them.

  4. The AFC:

    The AFC can confirm that DPR Korea Football Association sent an official letter to withdraw from the Women's Olympic Football Tournament 2020 Asian Qualifiers Final Round.

  5. Chiang Rai:

    We are in the rainy season, but the amount of rain we are facing is very unusual. It rained( on June 27) from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. Our teams who were working inside the cave had to withdraw to the mouth of the cave, we just can't fight with the water.

Images & Illustrations of withdraw

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Translations for withdraw

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  • تراجع, سحبArabic
  • stáhnoutCzech
  • abziehen, zurückziehen, entziehen, zurücknehmen, abhebenGerman
  • αποσύρω, αποσύρομαιGreek
  • retiriEsperanto
  • retirar, retirada, sacarSpanish
  • nostaa, perääntyä, [[vetää]] [[takaisin]], perua, vetäytyä, [[ottaa]] [[takaisin]]Finnish
  • retirer, se retirerFrench
  • retirarse, retirar, sacarGalician
  • ritirarsi, ritirare, prelevareItalian
  • 引き出す, 手を引く, 下ろす, 引き揚げる, 後退する, 取り消す, 退却するJapanese
  • atkāpties, izņemt, atsauktLatvian
  • maunu, tango, paunu, whakatahiMāori
  • pinnen, afhalen, intrekken, terugtrekken, terugnemen, opnemenDutch
  • wycofać, wypłacać, wypłacićPolish
  • retirar, devolver, retirar-se, sacarPortuguese
  • retrage, prelevaRomanian
  • вывести, отступить, забирать, выводить, ретироваться, снять, отойти, снимать, отступать, отходить, брать назадRussian
  • umakniti, umakniti se, dvignitiSlovene
  • ఉపసంహరించుTelugu
  • para çekmekTurkish
  • rút tiềnVietnamese

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