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withdraw (v.)

early 13c. (transitive), "to take back," from with "away" + drawen "to draw," possibly a loan-translation of Latin retrahere "to retract." Intransitive sense from mid-13c. Sense of "to remove oneself" is recorded from c. 1300. Related: Withdrawn; withdrawing.

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Definitions of withdraw from WordNet

withdraw (v.)
pull back or move away or backward;
The enemy withdrew
Synonyms: retreat / pull away / draw back / recede / pull back / retire / move back
withdraw (v.)
withdraw from active participation;
Synonyms: retire
withdraw (v.)
release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles;
Synonyms: disengage
withdraw (v.)
cause to be returned;
Synonyms: recall / call in / call back
withdraw (v.)
take back what one has said;
Synonyms: swallow / take back / unsay
withdraw (v.)
keep away from others;
Synonyms: seclude / sequester / sequestrate
withdraw (v.)
break from a meeting or gathering;
Synonyms: adjourn / retire
withdraw (v.)
retire gracefully;
Synonyms: bow out
withdraw (v.)
lose interest;
Synonyms: retire
withdraw (v.)
make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity;
Synonyms: retreat / pull back / back out / back away / crawfish / crawfish out / pull in one's horns
withdraw (v.)
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract;
This machine withdraws heat from the environment
Synonyms: remove / take / take away
withdraw (v.)
remove (a commodity) from (a supply source);
Synonyms: draw / take out / draw off
From wordnet.princeton.edu