Get Affordable VMs - excellent virtual server hosting

browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

withdrawmore about withdraw


  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Withdraw  \With*draw"\  (w[i^][th]*dr[add]"),  v.  t.  [imp. 
  {Withdrew}  (-dr[udd]");  p.  p.  {Withdrawn}  (-dr[add]n");  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Withdrawing}.]  [With  against  +  draw.] 
  1.  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 
  Impossible  it  is  that  God  should  withdraw  his 
  presence  from  anything  --Hooker. 
  2.  To  take  back  to  recall  or  retract;  as  to  withdraw  false 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Withdraw  \With*draw"\,  v.  i. 
  To  retire;  to  retreat;  to  quit  a  company  or  place  to  go 
  away  as  he  withdrew  from  the  company.  ``When  the  sea 
  withdrew.''  --King  Horn. 
  Syn:  To  recede;  retrograde;  go  back 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  pull  back  or  move  away  or  backward;  "The  enemy  withdrew"; 
  "The  limo  pulled  away  from  the  curb"  [syn:  {retreat},  {pull 
  away},  {draw  back},  {recede},  {pull  back},  {retire},  {move 
  2:  withdraw  from  active  participation:  "He  retired  from  chess" 
  [syn:  {retire}] 
  3:  release  from  something  that  holds  fast  connects,  or 
  entangles;  "I  want  to  disengage  myself  from  his 
  influence";  "disengage  the  gears"  [syn:  {disengage}]  [ant: 
  4:  call  back  (of  faulty  goods)  [syn:  {recall},  {call  in},  {call 
  5:  take  back  what  one  has  said  "He  swallowed  his  words"  [syn: 
  {swallow},  {take  back},  {unsay}] 
  6:  keep  away  from  others  "He  sequestered  himself  in  his  study 
  to  write  a  book"  [syn:  {seclude},  {sequester},  {sequestrate}] 
  7:  break  from  a  meeting  or  gathering;  "We  adjourned  for  lunch"; 
  "The  men  retired  to  the  library"  [syn:  {adjourn},  {retire}] 
  8:  retire  gracefully;  "He  bowed  out  when  he  realized  he  could 
  no  longer  handle  the  demands  of  the  chairmanship"  [syn:  {bow 
  9:  remove  funds,  from  a  bank  account;  "She  drew  $2,000  from  the 
  account"  [syn:  {draw},  {take  out}]  [ant:  {deposit}] 
  10:  lose  interest;  "he  retired  from  life  when  his  wife  died" 
  [syn:  {retire}] 
  11:  make  a  retreat;  "We'll  have  to  crawfish  out  from  meeting 
  with  him";  "He  backed  out  of  his  earlier  promise"  [syn:  {retreat}, 
  {back  out},  {back  away},  {crawfish},  {crawfish  out}] 

more about withdraw