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withdraw

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwithdrawwith‧draw /wɪðˈdrɔː, wɪθ- $ -ˈdrɒː/ ●●○ W2 verb (past tense withdrew /-ˈdruː/, past participle withdrawn /-ˈdrɔːn $ -ˈdrɒːn/) 🔊 🔊 1 not take part[intransitive, transitive]MEMBER to stop taking part in an activity, belonging to an organization etc, or to make someone do thiswithdraw from 🔊 A knee injury forced her to withdraw from the competition. 🔊 calls for Britain to withdraw from the European Unionwithdraw something/somebody from something 🔊 Parents have the right to withdraw their children from religious education lessons if they wish.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say that someone pulls out of something such as a competition or organization rather than withdraws:She pulled out with a knee injury.2 stop supporting [transitive]TAKE something FROM somebodyTAKE something FROM SOMEWHERE to stop giving support or money to someone or something, especially as the result of an official decision 🔊 One of the minority parties had withdrawn its support for Chancellor Kohl. 🔊 Union members will vote on whether to withdraw their labour (=stop working). 🔊 a government decision to withdraw funding3 change your mind [transitive] if you withdraw a threat, offer, request etc, you say that you no longer will do what you said 🔊 After much persuasion he agreed to withdraw his resignation.4 say something is not trueSAY/STATE [transitive] formal if you withdraw a remark, criticism, statement etc, you say that what you said earlier was completely untrue syn retract 🔊 He refused to withdraw his remarks and was expelled from the Party. 🔊 The newspaper has agreed to withdraw its allegations.5 product/service [transitive] if a product or service is withdrawn, it is no longer offered for sale or usewithdraw something from sale/from the market 🔊 The drug has been withdrawn from the market for further tests.6 leave a place a) [intransitive, transitive]LEAVE A PLACE if an army withdraws, or if it is withdrawn, it leaves a place syn pull out 🔊 the USA’s decision to withdraw 40,000 troops from western Europe b) [intransitive]LEAVE A PLACE to leave a place, especially in order to be alone or go somewhere quietwithdraw to 🔊 We withdrew to the garden for a private talk.7 money [transitive]TAKE something FROM SOMEWHERE to take money out of a bank account syn take outwithdraw something from something 🔊 I’d like to withdraw £500 from my current account.RegisterIn everyday English, people often say that someone takes or gets money out rather than withdraws it:Can we stop off at the bank? I need to get some money out.8 move [transitive] if you withdraw your hand, arm, finger etc from somewhere, you move it from there to where it was before 🔊 Claudia withdrew her hand from his.9 take out [transitive] literary to take an object out from inside somethingwithdraw something from something 🔊 She withdrew a document from her briefcase.10 stop communicating [intransitive]SHY to become quieter, less friendly, and only concerned about your own thoughtswithdrawnwithdraw into/from 🔊 Ralph has withdrawn from the other kids. 🔊 Many depressed people just withdraw into themselves.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
withdrawI withdrew $200 from my savings account.He did not make himself difficult or outwardly rebellious, he simply withdrew.Providing you give us at least seven days notice you won't lose any interest on the amount withdrawn.Strengthening of that infrastructure would stimulate self-sustaining growth in the private sector-growth which would continue after federal assistance had been withdrawn.While an appeal is pending the notice will be ineffective becoming effective again if the appeal is dismissed or withdrawn.The publishers withdrew all 10,000 copies of the book from sale.Richard Lugar of Indiana withdrew as presidential candidates and threw their support to Dole.Presumably, if the military or industry changed their minds about the utility of this approach they could withdraw from it.In 1564 he abruptly withdrew from Moscow and threatened to abdicate.It will be very sad if Jordan withdraws from politics altogether.Christmas decorations were withdrawn from sale yesterday following a fire-risk warning.Clare had to withdraw from the race after injuring her knee.As a result of the Paris peace negotiations, most American forces withdrew from Vietnam in 1973.She withdrew her allegations of sex discrimination at work.She withdrew her hand from his grasp, and turned to leave the room.This card allows the user to withdraw money at any time of day.He has been asked to withdraw remarks he made in a national newspaper about the honesty of the president.Mary said that she was very sorry and that she withdrew the accusation unreservedly.The ambassador frowned and withdrew the cigar from his mouth.Newsagents across the country have withdrawn the magazine after numerous complaints from women's groups.After two children had been hurt, the company was forced to withdraw the toy from store shelves.The developers withdrew their request to build on the land.Bower was leading in the polls, but he withdrew when the scandal hit the press.withdraw fromCity officials want to withdraw from the Metropolitan Transit Authority.A knee injury forced Joyner to withdraw from the tournament.withdraw ... labourThe local Nalgo branch has called a general meeting for tomorrow when members will be balloted on whether to withdraw their labour.The disparity arises because some of those who lost their jobs withdrew from the labour market, perhaps through early retirement.withdraw ... troopsBush withdrew his troops and money from the state early in 1992, leaving legislative hopefuls to fend for themselves.He said that the Soviet Union's aim was to withdraw all these troops by 2000.Khasbulatov returned to announce that Gorbachev had agreed to withdraw the troops on the following day.At nightfall Thomas withdrew his troops to Rossville, and the two-day battle was over.withdraw something from somethingFranks has withdrawn his name from consideration for the job.I need to withdraw some money from my checking account.withdraw into/fromThe killer stole £8,500 she withdrew from an account the previous day.Much of the land withdrawn from communal tenure continued to be farmed in strips under the three-field system.When she stopped having accidents, she would withdraw into her room and draw the curtains and complain of headache.I bounce a few more cheery sentences off her, but she has withdrawn into her shell.Phil Gramm withdrew from the race.One other patient withdrew from the trial because of development of a painful rectum during radiotherapy.Troops had been withdrawn from the west, but not because the likelihood of attack in that quarter had diminished.We had to withdraw from two major contracts.
From Longman Business Dictionarywithdrawwith‧draw /wɪðˈdrɔː, wɪθ--ˈdrɒː/ verb (past tense withdrew /-ˈdruː/, past participle withdrawn /-ˈdrɔːn-ˈdrɒːn/)1[transitive]BANKING to take money out of a bank accountYou can withdraw cash from ATMs in any town or city.2[transitive] to remove something or take it back, often because of an official decisiona government decision to withdraw fundingThey offered her the job but then withdrew the offer after checking her references.3[transitive]COMMERCE if a company withdraws a product or service, it stops making it available, either for a period of time or permanentlyPrevious testing showed no safety problems, but the company decided to withdraw the product so the incidents could be investigated.The drug has been withdrawn from the market for further testing.4withdraw a remark/claim/accusation etc to say that something you said earlier was completely untrueThe newspaper has agreed to withdraw its allegations.5[intransitive] to no longer take part in something or to no longer belong to a particular organizationwithdraw asThe Bank of New York withdrew as a primary dealer of U.S. government securities.withdraw fromHis decision to withdraw from active management was a blow to the company.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
withdraw
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywithdraw
he, she, itwithdraws
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywithdrew
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave withdrawn
he, she, ithas withdrawn
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad withdrawn
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill withdraw
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have withdrawn
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam withdrawing
he, she, itis withdrawing
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you, we, theyare withdrawing
Past
I, he, she, itwas withdrawing
you, we, theywere withdrawing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been withdrawing
he, she, ithas been withdrawing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been withdrawing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be withdrawing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been withdrawing
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