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with·draw·al

 (wĭth-drô′əl, wĭth-)
n.
1. The act or process of withdrawing, as:
a. A retreat or retirement: the dinner guests' withdrawal to the den.
b. The removal of people from a place, as in the removal of troops from a military position.
c. Detachment, as from social or emotional involvement.
d. A removal of something that has been deposited, as in an account.
2.
a. Discontinuance of the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
b. The physiological and mental reaction to such discontinuance, often characterized by distressing symptoms: is going through withdrawal from opioids.
3. Informal A condition likened to that which is experienced when discontinuing use of an addictive substance: has been going through withdrawal since his favorite show ended.
4. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking: feared the withdrawal of his parents' permission.
5. Coitus interruptus.

withdrawal

(wɪðˈdrɔːəl)
n
1. an act or process of withdrawing; retreat, removal, or detachment
2. (Medicine) the period a drug addict goes through following abrupt termination in the use of narcotics, usually characterized by physical and mental symptoms (withdrawal symptoms)

with•draw•al

(wɪðˈdrɔ əl, -ˈdrɔl, wɪθ-)

n.
1. the act of withdrawing.
2. the state of being withdrawn.
3. retirement or removal, as to a more peaceful or protected situation.
4. something withdrawn, esp. a sum of money from a fund, account, or the like.
5. the act or process of ceasing to use an addictive drug.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.withdrawal - a retraction of a previously held position
abjuration, recantation, retraction - a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
2.withdrawal - the act of taking out money or other capital
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
bank withdrawal - the withdrawal of money from your account at a bank
disinvestment - the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation
3.withdrawal - the act of withdrawing; "the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam"
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
self-effacement, effacement - withdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous
retreat - the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
retirement, retreat - withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
evacuation - the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
decampment - breaking camp
defection, desertion, abandonment - withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
pullback - (military) the act of pulling back (especially an orderly withdrawal of troops); "the pullback is expected to be over 25,000 troops"
retreat - (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops"
receding, recession - the act of becoming more distant
4.withdrawal - avoiding emotional involvement
indifference - unbiased impartial unconcern
5.withdrawal - the act of withdrawing blood, tumors, etc.; "the nurse was expert at the withdrawal of blood"
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
6.withdrawal - the act of ceasing to participate in an activity
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
7.withdrawal - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation
birth control, birth prevention, family planning - limiting the number of children born
8.withdrawal - formal separation from an alliance or federation
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
breakaway, breaking away - the act of breaking away or withdrawing from; "there was a breakaway by the discontented members"; "a breaking away from family and neighborhood"
9.withdrawal - the termination of drug taking
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
cold turkey - complete and abrupt withdrawal of all addictive drugs or anything else on which you have become dependent; "he quit smoking cold turkey"; "she quit her job cold turkey"

withdrawal

noun
2. exit, retirement, departure, pull-out, retreat, exodus, evacuation, disengagement the withdrawal of troops from Eastern Europe
3. departure, retirement, exit, secession his withdrawal from government in 1946
4. retraction, recall, disclaimer, repudiation, revocation, disavowal, recantation, rescission, abjuration The charity insists on a withdrawal of the accusations.

withdrawal

noun
1. The act of leaving:
2. The moving back of a military force in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat:
3. A formal statement of disavowal:
Translations
إنْسِحاباِنْسِحَاب
ukončení
tilbagetrækning
keskeytetty yhdyntänostoottovetäytyminenvieroitus
povlačenje
kilépés
úttekt; afturköllun
出金引き出し引っ込めること禁断症状膣外射精
물러나기
abstinenstillbakadragande
การถอน
çekilmeçekmegeri çekme/alma
sự rút khỏi

withdrawal

[wɪθˈdrɔːəl]
A. N
1. (from bank) to make a withdrawalretirar dinero or fondos
2. (= recall, removal) [of troops, ambassador, team, services, advertisement] → retirada f (from de) [of banknote] → retirada f de la circulación
his party has announced its withdrawal of support for the governmentsu partido ha anunciado la retirada de su apoyo al gobierno
they may be contemplating a partial withdrawal from the countrypuede que estén considerando una retirada parcial del país
3. (= cancellation) [of application, permission, support, licence] → retirada f
4. (= retraction) [of allegation, remark] → retractación f; [of charge] → retirada f
5. (Psych) (from sb, sth) → retraimiento m (from de)
6. (after drug addiction) → síndrome m de abstinencia
to be suffering from withdrawalpadecer el síndrome de abstinencia
7. (during lovemaking) (= act) → retirada f (del pene); (as contraception) → marcha f atrás, coitus m interruptus
B. CPD withdrawal method Nmétodo m de la marcha atrás, coitus m interruptus
withdrawal notice N (Fin) → aviso m de retirada de fondos
withdrawal symptoms NPLsíndrome msing de abstinencia

withdrawal

[wɪðˈdrɔːəl] n
[support, offer, product] → retrait m
[service] → interruption f
(MILITARY) [troops] → retrait m
[money] → retrait m
(from organization, election, competition)retrait m
(MEDICINE) (from drug)état m de manque
(= retraction) [statement, remark] → retrait m
(PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY)repli m sur soi-mêmewithdrawal slip nbordereau m de retraitwithdrawal symptoms nplsymptômes mpl de manque
to have withdrawal symptoms → avoir des symptômes de manque

withdrawal

n (of objects, charge)Zurückziehen nt; (of ambassador)Abziehen nt; (of coins, stamps)Einziehen nt; (of money)Abheben nt; (of words)Zurücknehmen nt, → Zurücknahme f; (of troops)Rückzug m; (= withdrawing)Abziehen nt; (in sport) → Abzug m; (from drugs) → Entzug m; to make a withdrawal from a bankvon einer Bank Geld abheben

withdrawal

:
withdrawal slip
nRückzahlungsschein m
withdrawal symptoms

withdrawal

[wɪθˈdrɔːl] n (gen) → ritiro; (of money) → prelievo; (of army) → ritiro (Med) → sindrome f da astinenza

withdraw

(wiðˈdroː) past tense withˈdrew (-ˈdruː) : past participle withˈdrawn verb
1. to (cause to) move back or away. The army withdrew from its position; He withdrew his troops; They withdrew from the competition.
2. to take back (something one has said). She withdrew her remarks, and apologized; He later withdrew the charges he'd made against her.
3. to remove (money from a bank account etc). I withdrew all my savings and went abroad.
withˈdrawal noun
withˈdrawn adjective
(of a person) not responsive or friendly.

withdrawal

اِنْسِحَاب ukončení tilbagetrækning Zurückziehung απόσυρση retirada vetäytyminen retrait povlačenje ritiro 引っ込めること 물러나기 terugtrekking tilbaketrekking cofnięcie retirada отведение tillbakadragande การถอน çekme sự rút khỏi 收回

with·draw·al

n. supresión, retracción; introversión; privación.

withdrawal

n síndrome m de abstinencia (form), síntomas sufridos por el adicto o alcohólico al suspender drogas o alcohol
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