What is the difference between withdrawal and withdraw?
As a noun withdrawal
is receiving from someone's care what one has earlier entrusted to them usually refers to money.
As a verb withdraw is
to pull (something) back, aside, or away.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Receiving from someone's care what one has earlier entrusted to them. Usually refers to money.
A method of birth control which consists of removing the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.
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
An act of withdrawing.
- nicotine withdrawal
To pull (something) back, aside, or away.
To take back (a comment, etc).
- Impossible it is that God should withdraw his presence from anything.
To remove, to stop providing (one's support, etc).
To extract (money from an account).
To be in withdrawal from an addictive drug etc.
* 1994 , (Edward St Aubyn), Bad News , Picador 2006, p. 201:
- to withdraw false charges
- Simon had tried to rob a bank while he was withdrawing , but he had been forced to surrender to the police after they had fired several volleys at him.