withdraw /wɪðˈdrɔː/ verb (past tense withdrew, past participle withdrawn)
MONEY [T] › to take money out of a bank account: She withdrew $50. REMOVE [T] › to remove something, especially because of an official decision: This product has been withdrawn from sale. He has threatened to withdraw his support. MILITARY [I, T] › If a military force withdraws, or if someone withdraws it, it leaves the place where it is fighting: The President has ordered troops to be withdrawn from the area. COMPETITION [I] › to decide that you will not now be in a race, competition, etc: Christie was forced to withdraw from the race because of injury. SOMETHING SAID [T] formal › to say that you want people to ignore something you said before because it was not true: He admitted taking the money, but later withdrew his confession.