Definition of withdraw
- pressure upon educational administrators to withdraw academic credit
- —J. W. Scott
- withdrew her gaze
- had withdrawn farther and farther into herself
- —Ethel Wilson
She withdrew $200 from her checking account.
The prosecutor withdrew her question to the witness.
They have withdrawn the charges.
withdraw support for a candidate
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
: to remove (money) from a bank account
: to take (something) back so that it is no longer available
: to take back (something that is spoken, offered, etc.)
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