Last week, when the U.S. ambassador was withdrawn from Damascus, the British duly followed.
The year before, Russell blasted Barack Obama for saying that troops should be withdrawn from Iraq.
I have never consoled a wailing mother, or a silent and withdrawn father, a frightened wife, or a confused and frightened child.
“The police seem to have withdrawn everywhere in Cairo,” he said.
“Some of those men have withdrawn because of embarrassment, and they can be back in the game,” she add.
In 1832 the restriction as to engaging in trade was withdrawn, except as regards salaried members of the British consular service.
Mme. du Colombier had withdrawn with her daughter to her country-seat.
God in his anger has given us the sword we wished, and withdrawn that which we despised.
She had withdrawn her eyes, and was looking vaguely towards the companion-way.
Of the assurance here given him Abram was probably much in need when Lot had withdrawn with his flocks and servants.
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.