withdraw (Meaning)

Wordnet

withdraw (v)

pull back or move away or backward

withdraw from active participation

release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles

cause to be returned

take back what one has said

keep away from others

break from a meeting or gathering

retire gracefully

remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

lose interest

make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Webster

withdraw (v. t.)

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.

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

Webster

withdraw (v. i.)

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

withdraw Sentence Examples

  1. The army withdrew its troops from the combat zone to regroup.
  2. The witness withdrew his previous statement, citing fear for his safety.
  3. The investor withdrew his funds from the high-risk investment due to market volatility.
  4. The patient withdrew consent for the experimental treatment after experiencing adverse side effects.
  5. The employee withdrew her resignation after being offered a promotion.
  6. The bank teller withdrew the requested amount from the customer's account.
  7. The drug addict withdrew from heroin use with the help of a rehabilitation program.
  8. The government withdrew its support for the controversial policy amid public outcry.
  9. The company withdrew its product from the market due to safety concerns.
  10. The surgeon withdrew the needle from the patient's vein after taking a blood sample.

FAQs About the word withdraw

pull back or move away or backward, withdraw from active participation, release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles, cause to be returned, ta

flee,retreat, retire, drop back, fly, pull out, back away, fall back, evacuate, leave

advance, advance, confront, confront, breast, beard, brave, breast, dare, defy

The army withdrew its troops from the combat zone to regroup.

The witness withdrew his previous statement, citing fear for his safety.

The investor withdrew his funds from the high-risk investment due to market volatility.

The patient withdrew consent for the experimental treatment after experiencing adverse side effects.