1. Pull back or move away or backward (synset 201998474)
    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
  2. Withdraw from active participation (synset 202385151)
    "He retired from chess"
  3. Release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles (synset 201514012)
    "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
  4. Cause to be returned (synset 202317458)
    "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
  5. Take back what one has said (synset 200800738)
    "He swallowed his words"
  6. Keep away from others (synset 200496934)
    "He sequestered himself in his study to write a book"
  7. Break from a meeting or gathering (synset 202433334)
    "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
  8. Retire gracefully (synset 202385902)
    "He bowed out when he realized he could no longer handle the demands of the chairmanship"
  9. Remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) (synset 202316367)
    "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
  10. Lose interest (synset 201770804)
    "he retired from life when his wife died"
  11. Make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity (synset 200801045)
    "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"
  12. Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (synset 200173351)
    "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"

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