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Unreeve vs. Withdraw

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Unreeveverb

To withdraw or take out, as for example a rope from a block.

Withdrawverb

(transitive) To pull (something) back, aside, or away.

Unreeveverb

To withdraw, or take out, as a rope from a block, thimble, or the like.

Withdrawverb

(intransitive) To stop talking to, or interacting with, other people and start thinking thoughts that are not related to what is happening around.

Withdrawverb

(transitive) To take back (a comment, etc).

‘to withdraw false charges’;

Withdrawverb

(transitive) To remove, to stop providing (one's support, etc).

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Withdrawverb

(transitive) To extract (money from an account).

Withdrawverb

(intransitive) To retreat.

Withdrawverb

(intransitive) To be in withdrawal from an addictive drug etc.

Withdrawverb

To take back or away, as what has been bestowed or enjoyed; to draw back; to cause to move away or retire; as, to withdraw aid, favor, capital, or the like.

‘Impossible it is that God should withdraw his presence from anything.’;

Withdrawverb

To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges.

Withdrawverb

To retire; to retreat; to quit a company or place; to go away; as, he withdrew from the company.

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Withdrawverb

pull back or move away or backward;

‘The enemy withdrew’; ‘The limo pulled away from the curb’;

Withdrawverb

withdraw from active participation;

‘He retired from chess’;

Withdrawverb

release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles;

‘I want to disengage myself from his influence’; ‘disengage the gears’;

Withdrawverb

cause to be returned;

‘recall the defective auto tires’; ‘The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt’;

Withdrawverb

take back what one has said;

‘He swallowed his words’;

Withdrawverb

keep away from others;

‘He sequestered himself in his study to write a book’;

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Withdrawverb

remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. 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’;

Withdrawverb

break from a meeting or gathering;

‘We adjourned for lunch’; ‘The men retired to the library’;

Withdrawverb

retire gracefully;

‘He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship’;

Withdrawverb

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’;

Withdrawverb

lose interest;

‘he retired from life when his wife died’;

Withdrawverb

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’;

Withdrawverb

remove or take away (something) from a particular place or position

‘she prised open the lid and withdrew a slim diamond ring’; ‘Ruth withdrew her hand from his’;

Withdrawverb

take (money) out of an account

‘normally you can withdraw up to £50 in cash’;

Withdrawverb

discontinue or no longer provide (something previously supplied or offered)

‘the party threatened to withdraw its support for the government’;

Withdrawverb

say that (a statement one has made) is untrue or unjustified

‘he failed to withdraw his remarks and apologize’;

Withdrawverb

(of a man) practise coitus interruptus

‘it put me off taking the Pill—my partner now withdraws’;

Withdrawverb

leave or cause to leave a place or situation

‘UN forces withdrew from the province’; ‘both countries agreed to withdraw their troops’;

Withdrawverb

cease to participate in an activity or be a member of a team or organization

‘his rival withdrew from the race on the second lap’;

Withdrawverb

prevent (someone) from participating in an activity

‘patients were withdrawn from therapy when they had been depression-free for a month’;

Withdrawverb

depart to another place in search of quiet or privacy

‘he went silent and withdrew into himself’; ‘they withdrew to their rooms for a siesta’;

Withdrawverb

cease to take an addictive drug

‘for the cocaine user, it is possible to withdraw without medication’;

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