What is another word for withdrawing?

Pronunciation: [wɪðdɹˈɔːɪŋ] (IPA)

Withdrawing is a word that describes the act of pulling back or removing oneself from a situation. There are various synonyms for withdrawing that can be used depending on the context. Some of the most common synonyms for withdrawing include retreating, pulling out, disengaging, and receding. Other synonyms include retrenching, scaling back, stepping back, and backing away. In addition to these more literal synonyms, there are also more nuanced synonyms that can be used in certain situations. These include letting go, relinquishing, and surrendering, which all describe the act of giving up control or releasing one's hold on something. Whatever the context, there is usually a synonym for withdrawing that can help to convey the appropriate meaning.

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Usage examples for Withdrawing

Scanlan was there, and thought to remain during our interview; but I insisted on his withdrawing, and he went.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
withdrawing to the snow igloo, we entered our bags and slept a few hours longer.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Still, if any parties supplied us with a sufficient reason for withdrawing that permission, we might have to listen to them.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Withdrawing

  • The Christian must trust in a withdrawing God.
    William Gurnall
  • I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
    Thomas Jefferson
  • I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.
    Nelson Mandela
  • It's much easier, for example, to play a heroin addict and you're withdrawing - you tear the ceiling off - that's much easier than it is to come in and say, 'Hello.' Or, 'I love you'. When you judge it in that way, the heavy isn't as difficult.
    James Stewart
  • I like the performing part, it gives me a huge rush but it still makes me nervous. Being in front of large crowds is intimidating to me and I feel myself withdrawing.
    Torrie Wilson

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