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1‘he withdrew a roll of banknotes from his pocket’
remove, extract, draw out, pull out, take out
take back, pull back, take away
2‘the ban on advertising was withdrawn’
abolish, cancel, lift, raise, set aside, discontinue, end, stop, terminate, remove, reverse, revoke, rescind, repeal, countermand, annul, void
introduce, bring in
3‘she withdrew all her money from the bank’
take out, draw out
4‘she later withdrew the allegation’
retract, take back, unsay, go back on, recall, recant, disavow, disclaim, abjure, repudiate, renounce
back down, climb down, backtrack, row back, back-pedal, do a U-turn, eat one's words
British do an about-turn
5‘government troops withdrew from the city’
leave, pull out of, move out of, evacuate, quit, retire from, retreat from, pull back from
6‘at the last minute, his co-partner withdrew from the project’
pull out of, back out of, beg off, bow out of, scratch from
get cold feet
North American informal crap out
NZ Australian informal pike on
archaic recede from
7‘they withdrew to their rooms’
go, retire, retreat, take oneself, leave, depart, absent oneself, adjourn, decamp, beat a retreat
shut oneself away
formal repair, remove
literary betake oneself
rare abstract oneself
8‘Mrs Reynolds withdrew into the shadows’
draw back, retreat, shrink back
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