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withdraw

 
Verb withdraw has 12 senses
  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back - pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
    --1 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. retire, withdraw - withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
    --2 is one way to discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off
    Derived form: noun withdrawal5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. disengage, withdraw - release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
    --3 is one way to let go of, let go, release, relinquish
    Derived forms: noun withdrawer3, noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. recall, call in, call back, withdraw - cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
    --4 is one way to take
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw - take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words"
    --5 is one way to renounce, repudiate
    Derived form: noun withdrawal1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw - keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
    --6 is one way to isolate, insulate
    Derived forms: noun withdrawer2, noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. remove, take, take away, withdraw - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. 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"
    Derived form: noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  8. adjourn, withdraw, retire - break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
    --8 is one way to close, fold, shut down, close down
    Derived form: noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  9. bow out, withdraw - retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"
    --9 is one way to retire
    Derived form: noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  10. withdraw, draw, take out, draw off - 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 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Antonyms: deposit, bank
    Derived forms: noun withdrawer6, noun withdrawal2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  11. retire, withdraw - lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
    --11 is one way to tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade
    Derived forms: noun withdrawer2, noun withdrawal4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  12. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw - 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"
    Derived forms: noun withdrawer4, noun withdrawer5, noun withdrawal3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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