the action of withdrawing something:the withdrawal of legal aid
[count noun] an act of taking money out of an account.
the action of ceasing to participate in an activity:Italy’s withdrawal from NATO
the process of ceasing to take an addictive drug.
the unpleasant physical reaction that accompanies the process of ceasing to take an addictive drug:methadone provides a way off heroine that minimizes withdrawal symptomssports fans suffering withdrawal symptoms since the end of the World Cup