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draw down

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verb \ˌdrȯ-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of draw down

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to deplete by using or spending



Examples of draw down in a sentence

  1. <I drew down my bank account just paying for tuition.>



1949

First Known Use of draw down

1949


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