What is another word for draw back?

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To retract or pull something back inside
“The recurve requires less than half the effort of the longbow to draw back the string.”
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To retreat or withdraw from a place or position
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“Thus, should the Emperor, as was expected, invade Bohemia, the main army would draw back up the Elbe.”
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(somewhat rare) To deduct an amount from a total
“Decide on the amount you wish to draw back from your pool of earnings.”
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Make a sudden flinching movement out of fear or pain
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Isolate or hide away
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To separate from something else, or into smaller pieces
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To discontinue or no longer provide (something previously supplied or offered)
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