withdraw
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withdraw(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to move away)
a. retirar
When he saw me watching him, he quickly withdrew his hand from the plate.Cuando me vio mirándolo, retiró muy rápido la mano del plato.
b. apartar
When Mark went to kiss her, she withdrew her face.Cuando Mark fue a besarla, ella le apartó la cara.
2. (finance)
a. retirar
You can also withdraw funds from your account online.También puede retirar fondos de su cuenta en línea.
b. sacar
I need to withdraw some cash from the ATM.Necesito sacar algo de efectivo del cajero.
3. (to pull out)
a. retirar (from a country)
It was the first time a country withdrew its ambassador from another member state.Era la primera vez que un país retiraba a su embajador de otro estado miembro.
b. sacar (from school)
Her parents withdrew her from the conservatory for no apparent reason.Sus padres la sacaron del conservatorio sin motivo aparente.
4. (military)
a. retirar
The king finally decided to withdraw his army from the enemy country.Finalmente, el rey decidió retirar su ejército del país enemigo.
5. (to discard)
a. retirar del mercado (product)
The company withdrew some cars with faulty airbags.La compañía retiró del mercado algunos autos con airbags defectuosos.
b. retirar de la circulación (coin or note)
Some of the £50 notes were withdrawn on 30 April 2014.Algunos billetes de £50 fueron retirados de la circulación el 30 de abril de 2014.
6. (to cancel)
a. retirar
I decided to withdraw my support from the campaign for ethical reasons.Decidí retirar mi apoyo a la campaña por cuestiones éticas.
7. (to retract)
a. retractarse de
The two women withdrew their accusations against the governor the following day.Al día siguiente, las dos mujeres se retractaron de sus acusaciones contra el gobernador.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (to pull out)
a. retirarse
The team has decided to withdraw from the competition.El equipo decidió retirarse de la competencia.
9. (military)
a. retirarse
The army withdrew in an attempt to mislead the enemy.El ejército se retiró en un intento de confundir al enemigo.
10. (to leave)
a. retirarse
He was very tired and withdrew to his bedroom.Estaba muy cansado y se retiró a su habitación.
11. (to move away)
a. irse
She thanked me shyly and withdrew to a corner of the room.Me dio las gracias tímidamente y se fue a una esquina de la habitación.
12. (to isolate oneself)
a. encerrarse
After the breakup of his marriage, he withdrew into himself.Tras la ruptura de su matrimonio, se encerró en sí mismo.
b. recluirse
When her parents died, she withdrew to a convent.A la muerte de sus padres, se recluyó en un convento.
13. (to pull out)
a. retirarse
He'd been training for the marathon all season but had to withdraw at the last minute because of injury.Había entrenado para el maratón toda temporada pero tuvo que retirarse a última hora a causa de una lesión.
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withdraw
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. retirar
2. (money)
a. sacar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. retirarse
to withdraw in favor of somebodydejar paso a alguien
she withdrew into herselfse encerró en sí misma
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withdraw [wɪθˈdrɔː] withdrew (past)withdrawn (participle:past)
transitive verb
1 (take out) [+money] retirar; sacar;from de
I'd like to withdraw £5000
2 (recall) [+troops, ambassador, team] retirar;from de; [+product, advertisement, banknotes] retirar;from de
the drug was withdrawn from the market in October a catalogue of drugs withdrawn from sale after unwanted side effects have come to light we cannot withdraw the book thousands of bottles of tainted wines have been withdrawn from supermarkets in the past few days The complaint was upheld and the Advertising Standards authority told BT to withdraw the advert
3 (cancel) [+application, permission, support, licence] retirar
he was forced to withdraw his candidature
to withdraw one's labour ponerse en huelga
He also refused to say whether he would withdraw his labour in support of his union as they were about to see inside the prison, the local authorities withdrew their permission the party seems likely to withdraw its support for the government he may have to leave if the authorities withdraw his visa
4 (retract) [+words, remark] retractarse de; retirar; [+charge] retirar
you'd better withdraw that remark
to withdraw one's hand (from sth/sb) apartar la mano (de algo/algn)
she withdrew her hand from Lee's He reached out a hand towards the glass case and then withdrew it quickly I reach for a cigarette, and withdraw my hand from the packet disappointed
intransitive verb
1 (move away) apartarse; alejarse
he withdrew a few paces
2 (leave room) retirarse
and with that he withdrew, leaving us alone in the dining-room she withdrew into her bedroom
3 (move back, retreat) [+troops, forces, police] retirarse;from de
allied troops may soon withdraw from the city prisoners have gained control of part of the jail, forcing prison officers to withdraw eventually, the guerrillas were forced to withdraw
to withdraw to a new position retirarse a una nueva posición
4 (pull out) (from deal, game, talks) retirarse;from de
you can't withdraw now, we've nearly achieved our goal they threatened to withdraw from the talks to withdraw from the game
5 (withdraw application, candidacy) retirarse;from de
some party members have advised him to withdraw from the leadership election
to withdraw in favour of sb retirarse en favor de algn
he has been asked to withdraw in favour of the other rightwing candidate
6 (during lovemaking) dar marcha atrás (informal)
if the man withdraws before climaxing ... by the time the man withdraws, sperm may already be on its way
7 (Psychology and Psychiatry)
to withdraw into o.s. retraerse; encerrarse en sí mismo
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