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Meaning of DRAW BACK

Pronunciation:  dro bak

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
  2. [v]  pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
 
 Synonyms: move back, pull away, pull back, pull back, recede, retire, retract, retreat, withdraw
 
 See Also: back down, back off, back up, fall back, go, locomote, move, pull, travel

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: avoid, back down, back out, beat a retreat, blench, blink, cringe, discount, disengage, dodge, draw in, draw off, duck, evade, fade, fall back, flinch, funk, give ground, give place, go back, hang back, jib, knock off, move back, pull back, pull in, pull out, quail, recoil, reel back, retire, retract, retreat, run back, sheer off, shrink, shrink back, shy, sidestep, stand back, start aside, start back, subtract, swerve, take, take away, take off, take out, turn aside, weasel, weasel out, wince, withdraw
 

 

 

 

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