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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)

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.

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."