Definition Of withdraw


cease to take an addictive drug.

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

leave or come back from a place, especially a war zone.

Allied forces withdrew from Norway in 1941

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

slowly Ruth withdrew her hand from his

Example Of withdraw

  • Are you worried that the U.S. military may have to withdraw some of those forces in order to deal with Iraq?

  • both countries agreed to withdraw their troops

  • Boys would approach girls, a pickup would ensue, and the couple would withdraw into another room, she says.

  • Every time she needs cash, she has her son leave our home, go the ATM, withdraw money from her account, and bring it to her across town.

  • Fallows does not expect any other teams to withdraw from the competition as a result of Army or RAF call ups.

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