withdrawal,n.1. The act of taking back or away; removal <withdrawal of consent>.2. The act of retreating from a place, position, or situation < withdrawal from the moot-court competition>.3. The removal of money from a depository <withdrawal of funds from the checking account>.4.RENUNCIATION (3) <withdrawal from the conspiracy to commit arson>.5.RETRACTION(4).6.Parliamentary law. A motion’s removal from consideration by its mover. • The mover controls a motion only until the chair states the question, after which the motion belongs to the assembly and the mover cannot withdraw it without the assembly’s permission. See request for permission to withdraw a motion under REQUEST. 7.Parliamentary law. See DISCHARGE(9). — withdraw,vb.
[Blacks Law 8th]