withdrawal

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From withdraw +‎ -al.

NounEdit

withdrawal (plural withdrawals)

  1. Receiving from someone's care what one has earlier entrusted to them. Usually refers to money.
  2. A method of birth control which consists of removing the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.
  3. 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
    nicotine withdrawal
  4. An act of withdrawing.

AntonymsEdit

  • (receiving from someone's care): deposit

TranslationsEdit

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Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 01:33