The brutal Feb. 19 attack was staged as workers were gathered in the bank to withdraw their pay.
He keeps order chiefly thanks to the patronage that he can grant and withdraw according to his discretion and whim.
Much of the rhetoric Obama has used to fuel his rise suggests he wishes to withdraw America from the world stage.
Kissinger opted to withdraw his nomination rather than disclose foreign sources of his income.
Let Gen. David Petraeus make the call on the rate of withdrawal—on whether to withdraw any troops at all.
I thought that the contact was disagreeable; and I endeavoured to withdraw my hand, but could not.
They forced Charles by an address to withdraw his pledge of toleration.
He was to withdraw his army from Syria and to maintain no larger force in Egypt than eighteen thousand men.
She put out her hand, and did not withdraw it, for Pearce forgot to let it go.
withdraw, my darling; the sight of you—the joy of your very appearance—eh—eh—yes, let me see.
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.