verb (used with object), with·drew, with·drawn, with·draw·ing.
verb (used without object), with·drew, with·drawn, with·draw·ing.
- with the best will in the world,
- with the exception of,
- with the gloves off,
- withdrawal symptom,
- withdrawal symptoms,
- withdrawal syndrome,
- withdrawing room
Origin of withdraw
Examples from the Web for withdraw
“After the withdraw, they realized that firefighter Craig-Lewis was missing,” said Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer.
She was separated from her colleagues after they were overcome by smoke and heat and ordered to withdraw.
A cruiser shows up and eyes narrow and citizens often withdraw.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
LaBeouf claims that he did wish to withdraw from public life.Shia LaBeouf Claims He Was Raped During His Performance Art Project #IAMSORRY|Marlow Stern|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Sometimes you might withdraw a ventilator in cases of very severe and permanent neurological damage,” Joffe said.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The missionary who prefers to withdraw from the people is not likely to make many converts.Have We No Rights?|Mabel Williamson
The stock-still brick faade of an old church, against which the waves of people lurch and withdraw.A History of American Literature|Percy H. Boynton
He who could withdraw his spirit possessed supernatural faculties.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
The electrodes are so arranged that it is possible by means of screwing to advance or withdraw them from the furnace.
The monster became so ugly that he was fain at last to withdraw from the public gaze.The Collector|Henry T. Tuckerman
verb -draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn
Word Origin for withdraw
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.