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Webster 1913 Edition


Withdrawal

With-draw′al

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Noun.
The act of withdrawing; withdrawment; retreat; retraction.
Fielding.

Definition 2023


withdrawal

withdrawal

English

Noun

withdrawal (countable and uncountable, plural withdrawals)

  1. Receiving from someone's care what one has earlier entrusted to them. Usually refers to money.
  2. A method of birth control which consists of removing the **** from the **** before ejaculation.
  3. A type of metabolic shock the body undergoes when a substance, usually a toxin such as heroin, to which a patient is addicted is withheld. Sometimes used with the substance as modifier
    heroin withdrawal
    nicotine withdrawal
  4. An act of withdrawing.

Antonyms

  • (receiving from someone's care): deposit

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