draw off

Definitions of draw off
  1. verb
    remove by drawing or pulling
    “She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth”
    synonyms: draw away, pull off
    pick off, pluck, pull off, tweak
    pull or pull out sharply
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    type of:
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  2. verb
    remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
    synonyms: draw, take out, withdraw
    draw, take out
    take liquid out of a container or well
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    Antonyms:
    bank, deposit
    put into a bank account
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    check out, cheque
    withdraw money by writing a check
    dip
    take a small amount from
    divert, hive off
    withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
    overdraw
    draw more money from than is available
    tap
    draw from or dip into to get something
    disinvest, divest
    reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
    type of:
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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