withdraw


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Withdraw \With*draw"\, v. i.
   To retire; to retreat; to quit a company or place; to go
   away; as, he withdrew from the company. "When the sea
   withdrew." --King Horn.
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   Syn: To recede; retrograde; go back.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Withdraw \With*draw"\ (w[i^][th]*dr[add]"), v. t. [imp.
   Withdrew (-dr[udd]"); p. p. Withdrawn (-dr[add]n"); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Withdrawing.] [With against + draw.]
   1. To take back or away, as what has been bestowed or
      enjoyed; to draw back; to cause to move away or retire;
      as, to withdraw aid, favor, capital, or the like.
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            Impossible it is that God should withdraw his
            presence from anything.               --Hooker.
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   2. To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false
      charges.
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