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Definition of "withdraw" []

  • To take back or away; remove. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove (money) from an account. (verb-transitive)
  • To turn away (one's gaze, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To draw aside: withdrew the curtain. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove from consideration or participation: withdrew her application; withdrew his son from the race. (verb-transitive)
  • To take or draw back or away; remove (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To remove from deposit or investment in a bank, building society, etc (verb)
  • To retract or recall (a statement, promise, etc) (verb)
  • To retire or retreat (verb)
  • To back out (of) or depart (from) (verb)
  • To detach oneself socially, emotionally, or mentally (verb)

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Use "withdraw" in a sentence
  • "It suggests a much more active decision to end the treaty and is much closer to the term breach than the term withdraw."
  • "OH OH I forget he couldn't withdraw from a republican committee he had his hand in the pot to "withdraw" some of the coffers MAYBE"
  • "We'll see as our forces withdraw from the cities of Iraq that we never should have started that war either."