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Definitions of withdraw

  1. To quit a company or place; to retire; to retreat. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To take away or back; to draw back; to recall or take back. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To draw back or away: to take back: to recall. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To draw or take away; remove; recall. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To keep or abstract from use. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To retire; to retreat; to quit a company or place; to go away; as, he withdrew from the company. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To retire; retreat. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To retire: to go away. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To retire. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. WITHDRAWAL, WITHDRAWMENT. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. To draw back; retire. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. To take away what has been enjoyed; to take back or from; to recall. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To draw away in opposition to; to take back or away; to call back or away; to retire; to cause to retire. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. Withdrew. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Usage examples for withdraw

  1. She's right, though, only I won't withdraw my invitation at this late date. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  2. Yet if she did, he would withdraw his aid. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
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