Search Result for "draw_back":
1. pull back or move away or backward;
- Example: "The enemy withdrew"
- Example: "The limo pulled away from the curb"
[syn: withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back]
2. use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ);
[syn: retract, pull back, draw back]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "draw back": 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