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  Definition of Withdrawal
  1. the act of withdrawing
  2. the termination of drug taking
  3. formal separation from an alliance or federation
  4. the act of taking out money or other capital
  5. a retraction of a previously held position
  6. avoiding emotional involvement
Similar Words: drug withdrawal, secession, backdown, climb-down, detachment

 

Hyponyms: effacement, self-effacement, retirement, retreat, evacuation, decampment, desertion, abandonment, defection, pullback, receding, recession, cold turkey, breakaway, breaking away, bank withdrawal, disinvestment

 

Derivational Morphology: bow out, withdraw, adjourn, retire, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, move back, disengage, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, remove, take, take away, seclude, sequester, sequestrate, secede, splinter, break away, draw, take out, draw off, back up, back off, back down, swallow, take back, unsay

 

 
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