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v. with·drew (-dro͞o′), with·drawn (-drôn′), with·drawing, with·draws
a. To discontinue the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
b. To react physiologically and mentally to this discontinuance, often while experiencing distressing symptoms.
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