- remove, pull, take off, pull out, extract, take away, pull back, draw out, draw back •
Cassandra withdrew her hand from Roger's.
He reached into his pocket and withdrew a piece of paper.
- take out, extract, draw out •
They withdrew 100 dollars from their bank account.
- retreat, go, leave (informal), retire, depart, pull out, fall back, pull back, back out, back off, cop out (slang), disengage from •
Troops withdrew from the country last March.
opposites: go on, advance, progress, proceed, persist, move forward, press on, forge ahead
- go, leave, retire, retreat, depart, make yourself scarce, absent yourself •
The waiter poured the wine and then withdrew.
- pull out, leave, drop out, secede, disengage, detach yourself, absent yourself •
The African National Congress threatened to withdraw from the talks.
- retract, recall, take back, revoke, rescind, disavow, recant, disclaim, abjure, unsay •
He withdrew his remarks and said he had not intended to cause offence.
'withdraw' in Other Languages
- British English: withdraw /wɪðˈdrɔː/ VERB
If you withdraw something from a place, you remove it or take it away.He reached into his pocket and withdrew a sheet of notepaper.
- Arabic: يَسْحَبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: retirar
- Chinese: 收回
- Croatian: izvaditi
- Czech: vyjmout vyjímat
- Danish: trække sig tilbage
- Dutch: terugtrekken
- European Spanish: retirar apartarse
- Finnish: vetää esiin
- French: retirer
- German: zurückziehen
- Greek: αποσύρω
- Italian: ritirare
- Japanese: 抜き取る
- Korean: ...을 빼다
- Norwegian: ta bort
- Polish: cofnąć cofać
- Portuguese: retirar
- Romanian: a scoate
- Russian: отводить
- Spanish: retirar
- Swedish: dra (sig) tillbaka
- Thai: นำออกมา
- Turkish: çekmek geri
- Ukrainian: виймати вийняти
- Vietnamese: rút
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