1. pull back or move away or backward

- The enemy withdrew

Similar word(s): recede, retire, retreat

Definition categories: motion, go, locomote, move, travel

2. withdraw from active participation

Similar word(s): retire

Definition categories: social, cease, discontinue, quit, stop

3. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles

Similar word(s): disengage

Definition categories: contact, release, relinquish

4. cause to be returned

Similar word(s): recall

Definition categories: possession, take

5. take back what one has said

Similar word(s): swallow, unsay

Definition categories: communication, disown, renounce, repudiate

6. keep away from others

Similar word(s): seclude, sequester, sequestrate

Definition categories: change, insulate, isolate

7. break from a meeting or gathering

Similar word(s): adjourn, retire

Definition categories: social, close, fold

8. retire gracefully

Definition categories: social, retire

9. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

Similar word(s): draw

Definition categories: possession, remove, take, withdraw

10. lose interest

Similar word(s): retire

Definition categories: emotion, fatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary

11. make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

- We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him

Similar word(s): crawfish, retreat

Definition categories: communication

12. remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

- This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Similar word(s): remove, take

Definition categories: change

Sentences with withdraw as a verb:

- to withdraw false charges