withdraw

verb / wɪðˈdrɔː / or / wɪðˈdrɑː /

death cab for cutie – christmas (baby please come home)

NOT TO TAKE PART IN SOMETHING

if you withdraw you do not take part in something any longer

Great Britain decide they want to withdraw from the European Union.

The UN withdrew their forces from Bosnia.

The woman had to withdraw from the contest due to her tonsillitis.

STOP SUPPORTING

if you withdraw you not longer give support to somebody or something

The team decided to withdraw funding of the tournament.

The government plan o withdraw their support for the newly elected president.

CHANGE YOUR MIND

if you withdraw you change your mind and you are no longer engaged in an activity

Their withdrew their threats as they were uncertain of the consequences.

Finally, the manager decided to withdraw his resignation.

According to the Honda manager, they will probably withdraw their offer.

NO LONGER SAY SOMETHING

if you withdraw you no longer say something because you may think it is untrue

They withdrew their criticism over the boy’s behaviour.

PRODUCT OR SERVICE

if you withdraw a product or service it is no longer available

The new drug has been temporarily withdrawn from sale.

They decided to withdraw their new line of cosmetics from the market.

LEAVE A PLACE

if you withdraw from a place you leave it

The general withdrew his army to a more safe area.

They withdrew from the battlefield after the king had been killed.

She withdrew to the garden of peace and solitude.

MONEY

to take money out of the bank account

The man withdrew some money from the ATM next to the shop.

I am planning to withdraw $50 from my account.

TAKE OUT

to take an object out of something

She withdrew her keys from her handbag and put them on the table.

STOP TALKING TO

to become more quite and less friendly or to be become isolated with your own thoughts and feelings

After he parents death the girl withdrew from the other kids.

When his wife lost his arm she withdrew into herself.