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withdraw

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1 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • the army was forced to withdraw from the line of battle

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2 to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to)
  • withdrew the offer of surrender upon hearing the terms

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3 to take away from a place or position
  • withdrew her hand from the table

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The first known use of withdraw was in the 13th century

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“Withdraw.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/withdraw. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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