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〔 wIðˋdrɒn,wIθ- 〕


〔 wiðˊdrɒːn,wiθ- 〕

Overview of verb withdraw

The verb withdraw has 12 senses

  • 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")

  • retire, withdraw -- (withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess")

  • disengage, withdraw -- (release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears")

  • recall, call in, call back, withdraw -- (cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt")

  • swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw -- (take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words")

  • seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw -- (keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book")

  • adjourn, withdraw, retire -- (break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library")

  • bow out, withdraw -- (retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship")

  • 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")

  • retire, withdraw -- (lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died")

  • 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")

  • remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, 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")

Overview of adj withdrawn

The adj withdrawn has 2 senses

  • recluse, reclusive, withdrawn -- (withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial reclusive life")

  • indrawn, withdrawn -- (tending to reserve or introspection; "a quiet indrawn man")