HyperDic: draw_off

English > 2 senses of the expression draw off:
VERBcontactdraw off, draw away, pull offremove by drawing or pulling
possessiondraw off, withdraw, draw, take outremove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
English > draw off: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRemove by drawing or pulling.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdraw away, pull off
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar topluck, tweak, pull off, pick offPull or pull out sharply
English > draw off: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymswithdraw, draw, take out
Narrowercheque, check outWithdraw money by writing a check
dipTake a small amount from
divert, hive offWithdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
divest, disinvestReduce or dispose of
overdrawDraw more money from than is available
tapDraw from or dip into to get something
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Oppositedeposit, bankput into a bank account
Similar todraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Spanishdibujar, quitar, retirar, sacar, suprimir
Catalanretirar, suprimir, traure, treure

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