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 for withdraw
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Withdraw \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.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: To recede; retrograde; go back.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Withdraw \With*draw"\ (w[i^][th]*dr[add]"), v. t. [imp.
     Withdrew (-dr[udd]"); p. p. Withdrawn (-dr[add]n"); p.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.
        [1913 Webster]
              Impossible it is that God should withdraw his
              presence from anything.               --Hooker.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew";
           "The limo pulled away from the curb" [syn: withdraw,
           retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back,
           retire, move back] [ant: advance, go on, march
           on, move on, pass on, progress]
      2: withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
         [syn: retire, withdraw]
      3: release from something that holds fast, connects, or
         entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence";
         "disengage the gears" [syn: disengage, withdraw] [ant:
         engage, lock, mesh, operate]
      4: cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The
         manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt" [syn:
         recall, call in, call back, withdraw]
      5: take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words" [syn:
         swallow, take back, unsay, withdraw]
      6: keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study
         to write a book" [syn: seclude, sequester, sequestrate,
      7: break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch";
         "The men retired to the library" [syn: adjourn, withdraw,
      8: retire gracefully; "He bowed out when he realized he could no
         longer handle the demands of the chairmanship" [syn: bow
         out, withdraw]
      9: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000
         from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from
         the hospital's emergency bank" [syn: withdraw, draw,
         take out, draw off] [ant: bank, deposit]
      10: lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
          [syn: retire, withdraw]
      11: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity;
          "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He
          backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive
          investment company pulled in its horns" [syn: retreat,
          pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish
          out, pull in one's horns, withdraw]
      12: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking
          off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat";
          "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the
          table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine
          withdraws heat from the environment" [syn: remove, take,
          take away, withdraw]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  263 Moby Thesaurus words for "withdraw":
     abandon, abate, abdicate, abjure, abolish, abrade, abrogate,
     abrupt, abscond, abstract, agree to differ, agree to disagree,
     alienate, annul, avulse, back down, back out, backwater, bate,
     be at variance, be in dissent, be pensioned, be superannuated,
     beat a retreat, become an individual, beg off, beg to differ, blow,
     bow out, cancel, cast off, cast out, climb down, countermand,
     counterorder, crawfish out, cringe, cry off, curtail, cut adrift,
     cut off, cut out, decline, decrease, deduct, delete, demit, deny,
     depart, depart from, depreciate, deracinate, derogate, detract,
     die away, differ, dig out, dig up, diminish, disagree,
     disagree with, disannul, disappear, disarticulate, disavow,
     discard, disclaim, disconnect, discord with, disengage,
     disentangle, disjoin, disjoint, disown, disparage, dissent,
     dissent from, dissociate, disunite, divide, divide on, divorce,
     do away with, drain, draw, draw back, draw in, draw off, draw out,
     dredge, dredge up, drift away, drop out, duck, dwindle, eat away,
     eat crow, eat humble pie, ebb, eject, eradicate, erode, estrange,
     evacuate, evolve, evulse, excavate, excise, exit, expel, exsect,
     extract, extricate, fade, fade away, fall back, file away, flinch,
     forsake, forswear, get away, get off, get out, give back,
     give ground, give place, give up, give way, go, go away, go back,
     go back on, gouge out, grub up, impair, invalidate, isolate,
     jettison, jilt, keep apart, leach, leave, leave behind, leave flat,
     lessen, make void, maroon, mine, move away, move back, move off,
     not agree, nullify, oppose, override, overrule, palinode, part,
     pension off, pick out, pluck out, pluck up, pull, pull away,
     pull back, pull in, pull out, pull up, purify, quail, quarry, quit,
     quit cold, rake out, recall, recant, recede, recoil, reduce,
     refine, relinquish, remove, renege, renounce, renounce the throne,
     repeal, repudiate, rescind, resign, retire, retire from office,
     retract, retreat, retrench, retrocede, reverse, revoke, rip out,
     root out, root up, rub away, run along, run back, say goodbye to,
     secede, segregate, separate, sequester, set apart, set aside,
     shorten, shrink, shut off, shy, sink, split, stand alone,
     stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, stand back, stand down,
     stand off, step aside, subduct, subtract, superannuate, suspend,
     swallow, take away, take back, take exception, take from,
     take issue, take leave of, take off, take out, tear out, thin,
     thin out, throw off, throw out, throw over, uncouple, unearth,
     unravel, unsay, unyoke, uproot, vacate, vanish, void, waive, wane,
     wear away, weed, weed out, widen the distance, wince,
     withdraw from, withhold assent, wrest out, write off

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