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draw back

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  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backverb

    pull back or move away or backward

    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, retreat, take, back away, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, pull away, take out, fall back, unsay, turn in, crawl in, bow out, fall behind, recede, bed, sack out, recall, move back, retrograde, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, retract, pull back, kip down, remove

  2. retract, pull back, draw backverb

    use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)

    Synonyms:
    back out, retract, recant, withdraw, pull away, shrink back, retire, draw, forswear, pull back, abjure, crawfish, move back, crawfish out, retreat, recede, resile, pull in one's horns, back away, draw in

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  1. draw back

    Synonyms:
    retire, withdraw, retreat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. draw back

    Synonyms:
    retract, shrink, flinch, recoil, withdraw, wince

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#246take
#1260bed
#1651remove
#3169lose
#3350draw
#5370recall
#8206retreat
#10524withdraw
#11883swallow
#12529retire
#26952adjourn
#38092retract
#38684retrograde
#42146crawfish
#63983recede
#69437disengage
#115009sequester
#128134recant
#212527abjure
#249199forswear
#310890seclude

How to use draw back in a sentence?

  1. Eric Dickerson:

    The Rams were gone for 22 years. That’s like all of a sudden, I’m gonna go outside and take the trash out and I come back 22 years later, ‘Hey, honey, I’m home!’ ‘Where the hell you’ve been for 22 years?' the Rams have not been here, so they have to expect a little push back, a little draw back.

  2. David Mabey:

    Little crystals get into your lymphatic system. ... After many years, they block it so the lymph can't draw back and your foot swells up.

  3. Michael Pachter:

    All the media companies are going to fight back and draw back their content.


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