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withdraw

with·draw

withdraw

 
pronunciation:
wIth draw
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part of speech: verb
inflections: withdrawing, withdrawn, withdraws, withdrew
definition 1: to take out or away; remove.
She withdrew the nail from the board.She withdrew her jewels from the safe.He withdrew $50 from his bank account.
synonyms:
draw, remove
antonyms:
deposit, extend, insert, introduce, stretch, submit
similar words:
extract, pluck, retire, take out, tear, wrench, wrest
definition 2: to take back.
He withdrew his support from the project.
synonyms:
take back
antonyms:
propose, raise
similar words:
cancel, lift, repeal, revoke
definition 3: to remove oneself from a place or activity.
Two players withdrew from the game.
synonyms:
bow out
similar words:
depart, drop out, exit, flee, give way, leave, quit, recede, remove, resign, retire, secede, split
derivations: withdrawable (adj.), withdrawer (n.)
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The word withdraw contains the following part:
with- Old English prefix that means back, away