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withdraw (v):
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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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

Related Words: removetake
withdraw (v):
lose interest
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he retired from life when his wife died
withdraw (v):
keep away from others
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He sequestered himself in his study to write a book
Related Words: secludesequester
withdraw (v):
take back what one has said
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He swallowed his words
withdraw (v):
make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
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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
withdraw (v):
release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
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I want to disengage myself from his influence.
disengage the gears

Related Words: disengage
withdraw (v):
pull back or move away or backward
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The enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb

Related Words: pull backrecede
withdraw (v):
withdraw from active participation
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He retired from chess
Related Words: retire
withdraw (v):
retire gracefully
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He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship
withdraw (v):
remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
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She drew $2,000 from the account.
The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank

Related Words: draw
withdraw (v):
cause to be returned
Samples
recall the defective auto tires.
The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt

Related Words: call backrecall
withdraw (v):
break from a meeting or gathering
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We adjourned for lunch.
The men retired to the library

Related Words: adjourn
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