withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backverb
pull back or move away or backward
"The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
withdraw from active participation
"He retired from chess"
release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
"I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
recall, call in, call back, withdrawverb
cause to be returned
"recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
swallow, take back, unsay, withdrawverb
take back what one has said
"He swallowed his words"
seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdrawverb
keep away from others
"He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
adjourn, withdraw, retireverb
break from a meeting or gathering
"We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
bow out, withdrawverb
"He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"
withdraw, draw, take out, draw offverb
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"
"he retired from life when his wife died"
retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdrawverb
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"
remove, take, take away, withdrawverb
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"
To pull (something) back, aside, or away.
To take back (a comment, etc).
To remove, to stop providing (one's support, etc).
To extract (money from an account).
To be in withdrawal from an addictive drug etc.
Etymology: From withdrawen, from with- + drawen. More at with-, draw.
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
to take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges
to retire; to retreat; to quit a company or place; to go away; as, he withdrew from the company
Etymology: [With against + draw.]
To cease active participation in; remove from active use.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Rank popularity for the word 'withdraw' in Verbs Frequency: #421
The numerical value of withdraw in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of withdraw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
We are more wicked together than separately. If you are forced to be in a crowd, then most of all you should withdraw into yourself.
Turkey may consider providing logistical support based on the evolution of the situation, iran and the terrorist groups must withdraw.
If he's going to do that, he should present the entire picture, including the agreement that Bush made with the Maliki government in Iraq that set the end of 2012 as the date to withdraw American troops.
I think Joint Chiefs of Staff's premature, I'm not using the' withdraw' word right now, we're going to make sure our, that Afghanistan's not a sanctuary.
We've already started to withdraw. It will take a little while. We brought 4,000 people in.
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- تراجع, سحبArabic
- abziehen, entziehen, zurücknehmen, abheben, zurückziehenGerman
- αποσύρω, αποσύρομαιGreek
- sacar, retirar, retiradaSpanish
- perääntyä, vetäytyä, [[vetää]] [[takaisin]], [[ottaa]] [[takaisin]], nostaa, peruaFinnish
- retirer, se retirerFrench
- retirarse, sacar, retirarGalician
- ritirarsi, prelevare, ritirareItalian
- 下ろす, 引き揚げる, 後退する, 退却する, 手を引く, 引き出す, 取り消すJapanese
- izņemt, atkāpties, atsauktLatvian
- paunu, tango, maunu, whakatahiMāori
- terugnemen, terugtrekken, intrekken, opnemen, pinnen, afhalenDutch
- wypłacić, wypłacać, wycofaćPolish
- retirar, devolver, retirar-se, sacarPortuguese
- preleva, retrageRomanian
- брать назад, вывести, отходить, отступить, забирать, снимать, отступать, снять, выводить, ретироваться, отойтиRussian
- umakniti, umakniti se, dvignitiSlovene
- para çekmekTurkish
- rút tiềnVietnamese
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