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Withdraw vs. Withdrawal

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  • Withdraw (verb)

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

  • Withdraw (verb)

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

  • Withdraw (verb)

    To take back (a comment, etc).

    "to withdraw false charges"

  • Withdraw (verb)

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

  • Withdraw (verb)

    To extract (money from an account).

  • Withdraw (verb)

    To retreat.

  • Withdraw (verb)

    To be in withdrawal from an addictive drug etc. from 20th c.

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    Receiving from someone's care what one has earlier entrusted to them. Usually refers to money.

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    A method of birth control which consists of removing the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    A type of metabolic shock the body undergoes when a substance, usually a toxin such as heroin, to which a patient is addicted is withheld. Sometimes used with the substance as modifier

    "heroin withdrawal"

    "nicotine withdrawal"

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    An act of withdrawing.

Wiktionary
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  • Withdraw (verb)

    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"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    take (money) out of an account

    "normally you can withdraw up to £50 in cash"

  • Withdraw (verb)

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

    "the party threatened to withdraw its support for the government"

  • Withdraw (verb)

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

    "he failed to withdraw his remarks and apologize"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    (of a man) practise coitus interruptus

    "it put me off taking the Pill—my partner now withdraws"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    leave or cause to leave a place or situation

    "UN forces withdrew from the province"

    "both countries agreed to withdraw their troops"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    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"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    prevent (someone) from participating in an activity

    "patients were withdrawn from therapy when they had been depression-free for a month"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    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"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    cease to take an addictive drug

    "for the cocaine user, it is possible to withdraw without medication"

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    the action of withdrawing something

    "the withdrawal of legal aid"

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    an act of taking money out of an account.

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    the action of ceasing to participate in an activity

    "Italy's withdrawal from NATO"

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    the process of ceasing to take an addictive drug.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Withdraw

    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.

  • Withdraw

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

  • Withdraw (verb)

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

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    The act of withdrawing; withdrawment; retreat; retraction.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Withdraw (verb)

    pull back or move away or backward;

    "The enemy withdrew"

    "The limo pulled away from the curb"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    withdraw from active participation;

    "He retired from chess"

  • Withdraw (verb)

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

    "I want to disengage myself from his influence"

    "disengage the gears"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    cause to be returned;

    "recall the defective auto tires"

    "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    take back what one has said;

    "He swallowed his words"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    keep away from others;

    "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    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"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    break from a meeting or gathering;

    "We adjourned for lunch"

    "The men retired to the library"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    retire gracefully;

    "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    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"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    lose interest;

    "he retired from life when his wife died"

  • Withdraw (verb)

    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"

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    a retraction of a previously held position

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    the act of taking out money or other capital

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    the act of withdrawing

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    avoiding emotional involvement

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    formal separation from an alliance or federation

  • Withdrawal (noun)

    the termination of drug taking

Princeton's WordNet

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