With*draw" (?), v. t. [imp. Withdrew (?); p. p. Withdrawn (?); p. pr.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.

Impossible it is that God should withdraw his presence from anything. Hooker.

2.

To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges.

 

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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.

Syn. -- To recede; retrograde; go back.

 

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