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1. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] pull back or move away or backward.

Synonyms

  • pull away
  • fall back
  • move back
  • locomote
  • move
  • draw back
  • pull in one's horns
  • retrograde
  • recede
  • back off
  • go
  • retreat
  • crawfish
  • back away
  • pull back
  • back out
  • crawfish out
  • retire
  • back up
  • travel

Antonyms

  • advance
  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word withdraw


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Furthermore, you must pay a 10 percent penalty if you withdraw the money before age 59 ½.

2. Verb, base form
Student loans affect how much IRA money you can withdraw without penalty.

Quotes containing the word withdraw


1. To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
- Miguel de Cervantes

2. I have met some highly intelligent believers, but history has no record to say that [s]he knew or understood the mind of god. Yet this is precisely the qualification which the godly must claim—so modestly and so humbly—to possess. It is time to withdraw our 'respect' from such fantastic claims, all of them aimed at the exertion of power over other humans in the real and material world.
- Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

3. Over time as most people fail the survivor's exacting test of trustworthiness, she tends to withdraw from relationships. The isolation of the survivor thus persists even after she is free.
- Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery

2. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] withdraw from active participation.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • bow out
  • drop out
  • retire
  • quit
  • cease
  • lay off
  • stop

Antonyms

  • decertify
  • opacity
  • opaque
  • clutter

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles.

Synonyms

  • unlock
  • let go of
  • let go
  • disengage
  • relinquish

Antonyms

  • hold
  • full
  • solid
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] cause to be returned.

Synonyms

  • call back
  • recall
  • take
  • call in

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] take back what one has said.

Synonyms

  • take back
  • unsay
  • swallow
  • disown
  • renounce

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • hop on
  • sheathe
  • arrive

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] keep away from others.

Synonyms

  • sequester
  • retire
  • isolate
  • adjourn
  • seclude
  • sequestrate

Antonyms

  • get on
  • come
  • file in
  • enter

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] retire gracefully.

Synonyms

  • retire

Antonyms

  • obfuscate
  • guilty

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract.

Synonyms

  • get out
  • decarbonise
  • scale
  • undock
  • hollow
  • clear
  • divest
  • take off
  • carve out
  • head
  • defang
  • drive out
  • enucleate
  • flick
  • decorticate
  • pull up
  • wash off
  • bail
  • pit
  • bur
  • decarbonize
  • chip away
  • brush
  • clean
  • hypophysectomize
  • decarburise
  • clear up
  • spoon
  • unstring
  • clear out
  • scalp
  • tusk
  • throw off
  • demineralise
  • disembowel
  • drop
  • bear away
  • remove
  • hull
  • skim
  • draw off
  • stem
  • unburden
  • knock out
  • wipe off
  • crumb
  • cancel
  • dredge
  • throw
  • de-iodinate
  • wear off
  • carry away
  • strip
  • pull off
  • discharge
  • suck out
  • decarburize
  • lift
  • aspirate
  • extirpate
  • pull
  • muck
  • gut
  • shake off
  • chip away at
  • empty
  • lade
  • tip
  • leach
  • dislodge
  • resect
  • laden
  • unsaddle
  • take up
  • wash away
  • condense
  • tear away
  • string
  • cut into
  • dig
  • scoop up
  • stone
  • unveil
  • pull out
  • descale
  • disburden
  • decoke
  • dehorn
  • decalcify
  • defuse
  • take out
  • debone
  • scoop out
  • wear away
  • wipe away
  • pick
  • cut off
  • eliminate
  • extract
  • harvest
  • expectorate
  • cast off
  • carry off
  • desorb
  • shell
  • cream off
  • free
  • cream
  • ream
  • unhinge
  • undress
  • skim off
  • demineralize
  • cast
  • scavenge
  • shuck
  • take
  • throw away
  • disinvest
  • take away
  • draw out
  • unpack
  • eviscerate
  • offsaddle
  • tear off
  • ladle
  • burl
  • draw
  • depilate
  • excavate
  • degas
  • bone
  • delve
  • bail out
  • delouse
  • hypophysectomise
  • scoop
  • clear away
  • detoxify
  • circumcise
  • wash
  • clear off
  • husk
  • exenterate
  • bale out
  • dismantle
  • ablate
  • amputate
  • winnow
  • draw away
  • wash out
  • de-ionate
  • burr
  • weed
  • bear off
  • epilate
  • seed
  • lift out
  • turn over
  • shed
  • detoxicate
  • delete

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] remove (a commodity) from (a supply source).

Synonyms

  • take out
  • cheque
  • draw
  • divest
  • check out
  • remove
  • divert
  • hive off
  • dip
  • draw off
  • disinvest
  • overdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. withdraw

verb. ['wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθˈdrɔ'] make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity.

Synonyms

  • pull back
  • back out
  • crawfish out
  • draw back
  • recede
  • retire
  • pull away
  • move back
  • retreat
  • crawfish
  • pull in one's horns

Antonyms

  • pull in
  • confront
  • fill
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • withdrawen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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