Synonyms of withdraw in English:

withdraw


See definition of withdraw

verb

1‘he withdrew a roll of banknotes from his pocket’

SYNONYMS

remove, extract, draw out, pull out, take out

take back, pull back, take away

ANTONYMS

insert

2‘the ban on advertising was withdrawn’

SYNONYMS

abolish, cancel, lift, raise, set aside, discontinue, end, stop, terminate, remove, reverse, revoke, rescind, repeal, countermand, annul, void

ANTONYMS

introduce, bring in

3‘she withdrew all her money from the bank’

SYNONYMS

take out, draw out

ANTONYMS

deposit

4‘she later withdrew the allegation’

SYNONYMS

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

ANTONYMS

put forward

5‘government troops withdrew from the city’

SYNONYMS

leave, pull out of, move out of, evacuate, quit, retire from, retreat from, pull back from

disengage from

ANTONYMS

enter

6‘at the last minute, his co-partner withdrew from the project’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

draw back, retreat, shrink back