Definition of withdrawal
- a heroin addict going through withdrawal
The general authorized the withdrawal of troops from the fields.
She made a withdrawal from her checking account.
He underwent rehab to help him through his withdrawal from heroin.
She experienced symptoms of nicotine withdrawal after she quit smoking.
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: an act of moving something away or taking something away
: an act of ending your involvement in something
: the act of taking money out of a bank account
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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