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Noun withdrawal has 6 senses
  1. withdrawal, backdown, climb-down - a retraction of a previously held position
    --1 is a kind of retraction, abjuration, recantation
    Derived form: verb withdraw5
  2. withdrawal - the act of taking out money or other capital
    --2 is a kind of
    removal, remotion
    --2 has particulars: bank withdrawal; disinvestment
    Derived form: verb withdraw10
  3. withdrawal - the act of withdrawing
    --3 is a kind of
    departure, going, going away, leaving
    --3 has particulars:
     effacement, self-effacement; retirement, retreat; evacuation; decampment; desertion, abandonment, defection; pullback; retreat; receding, recession
    Derived forms: verb withdraw9, verb withdraw8, verb withdraw1, verb withdraw3, verb withdraw12, verb withdraw7, verb withdraw6
  4. withdrawal, detachment - avoiding emotional involvement
    --4 is a kind of indifference
    Derived form: verb withdraw11
  5. secession, withdrawal - formal separation from an alliance or federation
    --5 is a kind of separation
    --5 has particulars: breakaway, breaking away
    Derived form: verb withdraw2
  6. withdrawal, drug withdrawal - the termination of drug taking
    --6 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --6 has particulars: cold turkey
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