With·draw v. t. [imp. Withdrew p. p. Withdrawn p. pr. & vb. n. Withdrawing.]
1. To take back or away, as what has been bestowed or enjoyed; to draw back; to cause to move away or retire; as, to withdraw aid, favor, capital, or the like.
Impossible it is that God should withdraw his presence from anything. --Hooker.
2. To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges.
adj : forced withdrawal; "pursued the withdrawing redcoats"