Synonyms for withdraw

Grammar : Verb
Spell : with-draw, with-
Phonetic Transcription : wɪðˈdrɔ, wɪθ-

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Définition of withdraw

Origin :
  • early 13c., "to take back," from with "away" + drawen "to draw," possibly a loan-translation of Latin retrahere "to retract." Sense of "to remove oneself" is recorded from c.1300.
  • verb remove something or someone from situation
  • verb retract; declare void
Example sentences :
  • But if this goes on, it is the gentlemen who ought to withdraw.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Here is her father; withdraw a little, and let me tell him who you are.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • Send an army into Attica, and compel the Athenians to withdraw their forces from Potidaea.
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • Boabdil motioned to the Moor to withdraw, and an alfaqui advanced in his stead.
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The grey-haired gentleman had roused himself, and was preparing to withdraw.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • They say that they are gone to the Town-hall to fetch the order for Tilly's horse to withdraw.
  • Extract from : « The Black Tulip » by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • If he had only been able to withdraw the more rabid of his biting remarks about the Fathers.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Then you are not disposed to withdraw your name from the concern?
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • If they anticipated overthrow, why did they not withdraw in time?
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • Sammy was allowed to withdraw, and the council of two was resumed.
  • Extract from : « Southern Lights and Shadows » by Various

Antonyms for withdraw

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