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Synonyms for withdraw

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for withdraw

to move (something) from a position occupied

to pull back in

to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

to remove from association with

to disavow (something previously written or said) irrevocably and usually formally

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for withdraw

withdraw from active participation

release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles

cause to be returned

take back what one has said

keep away from others

retire gracefully


Related Words

remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

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IBP withdraws writ of kalikasan petition !-- -- Evelyn Macairan (The Philippine Star) - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines With the fishermen-complainants backing out of the case, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) yesterday withdrew its petition from the Supreme Court (SC) seeking a writ of kalikasan to require the Duterte administration to protect the West Philippine Sea.
Similarly, Raheem Dad Khan had also refused to withdraw his candidature on the request of the PTI team, telling it that he would not withdraw his candidature at any cost.
Furthermore, he noted that the decision to withdraw the recusal case from the High Court was entirely on the accused, and therefore the court could not give advice on the matter.
Justice Murdu Fernado is the fourth Supreme Court Judge to withdraw from the bench hearing the FR petition filed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
In other words, if you contribute $5,000 to an IRA and withdraw $5,000 before age 59 1/2, you won't be taxed or penalized.
They said their meeting with Chief Secretary was fruitful and later assured them to address their demands, resolving all issues gradually after which they decided to withdraw the call to keep sanctity of the national day.
DAMMAN: The Public Electoral Committee announced that last Thursday was the final day for candidates to withdraw from the upcoming municipal elections, according to the head of the electoral media committee in the Eastern Province, Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Al Sufyaan.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy is flip-flopping on his decision to withdraw a case against some Kerala Students Union activists who daubed black oil on an Indian Administrative Service officer.
Congress deputy leader Anand Sharma said the motion to withdraw the bill was brought in haste by the government.
"But what surprises me is that my debit card details were used to withdraw cash from an ATM machine in the US.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Secretary General of Kurdish Peshmarga Ministry General Jabbar Yawar announced that his forces will not withdraw from Suleiman Bey and Touzkhormatoo areas.
Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said Friday that Cambodia will withdraw its troops next week from the disputed border area with Thailand near the world heritage Preah Vihear Temple.
A PENSIONER has refused to withdraw a road safety petition.
Gulf forces dispatched to support Bahrain's crackdown on Shiite-led protests are to be "redeployed" but will not withdraw completely, a Saudi official conveyed on Tuesday.
Summary: Rabat - The Independent State of Papua New Guinea decided to withdraw its recognition of the so-called SADR starting from March 30, 2011.