withdraw [ with-draw, with- ]
Main Entry: withdraw
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: remove something or someone from situation
Synonyms: abjure, absent oneself, back out, bail out, blow, book, bow out, check out, depart, detach, disengage, draw away, draw back, drop out, ease out, eliminate, exfiltrate, exit, extract, fall back, get away, get lost, get off, give ground, give way, go, keep aloof, keep apart, leave, make oneself scarce, phase out, pull back, pull out, quail, quit, recede, recoil, retire, retreat, run along, secede, seclude oneself, shrink, switch, take a hike, take away, take leave, take off, take out, vacate
Antonyms: remain, stay
Main Entry: withdraw
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: retract; declare void
Synonyms: abjure, abolish, abrogate, annul, ban, bar, call off, disavow, disclaim, dissolve, forswear, invalidate, nullify, quash, recall, recant, renege, renig, repress, repudiate, rescind, retire, reverse, revoke, stamp out, suppress, take back, unsay
Antonyms: advance, allow, permit
Main Entry: abandon
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: leave behind, relinquish
Synonyms: abdicate, back out, bail out, bow out, chicken out, cop out, cut loose, desert, discard, discontinue, ditch*, drop, drop out, duck*, dump*, dust*, flake out, fly the coop, give up the ship, kiss goodbye, leave, leg it, let go, opt out, pull out, quit, run out on, screw*, ship out, stop, storm out, surrender, take a powder, take a walk, throw over, vacate, walk out on, wash hands of, withdraw, yield
Antonyms: cherish, defend, keep, pursue, retain, support
Main Entry: abdicate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up a right, position, or power
Synonyms: abandon, abjure, abnegate, bag it, bail out, cede, demit, drop, forgo, give up, leave, leave high and dry, leave holding the bag, leave in the lurch, opt out, quit, quitclaim, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, sell out, step down, surrender, vacate, waive, withdraw, yield
Antonyms: assert, assume, challenge, claim, defend, defy, hold, maintain, remain, retain, treasure, usurp
Main Entry: abjure
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up
Synonyms: abstain from, forswear, recant, renege, renounce, retract, take back, withdraw
Main Entry: abstract
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: take away from
Synonyms: detach, disconnect, disengage, dissociate, extract, isolate, part, remove, separate, steal, take out, uncouple, withdraw
Antonyms: add, combine, fill, insert, introduce, unite
Main Entry: apologize
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: express remorse, regret
Synonyms: admit guilt, ask forgiveness, ask pardon, atone, beg pardon, bow to, clear oneself, confess, cop a plea, cop out, crawl*, excuse oneself, get down on knees, give satisfaction, make amends, make reparations, make up for, make up with, offer compensation, offer excuse, purge, retract, say one is sorry, square*, withdraw
Antonyms: defy
Main Entry: avoid
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: refrain or stay away from; prevent
Synonyms: abstain, avert, bypass, circumlocute, circumvent, deflect, desist, ditch, divert, dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, fake out, fend off, flee, give the slip, hide, hold off, jump, keep clear, lay low, obviate, recoil, run for cover, shake, shake and bake, shake off, shirk, shrink from, shuffle off, shun, shy, sidestep, skip out on, skip town, skip*, skirt, stay away, stay out, steer clear of, step aside, turn aside, ward off, weave, withdraw
Antonyms: face, meet, seek, want
Main Entry: back
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: put in reverse direction
Synonyms: backtrack, drive back, fall back, recede, regress, repel, repulse, retire, retract, retreat, reverse, turn tail, withdraw
Antonyms: advance, go forward
Main Entry: back down
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: back off
Synonyms: abandon, accede, acquiesce, admit, back off, back out, back pedal, backtrack, balk, beg off, bow out, cancel, cave in, chicken out, chicken out, concede, cop out, demur, give ground, give in, give up, go back on, have no fight left, hold back, pull back, pull out, recant, recoil, renege, resign, retreat, submit, surrender, take back, wimp out, withdraw, withdraw from agreement or statement, yield
Antonyms: go forward
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