English verb: draw back
|1.||draw back (motion) pull back or move away or backward|
|Samples||The enemy withdrew.|
The limo pulled away from the curb.
|Synonyms||move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||go, locomote, move, travel|
|Narrower (hyponym)||back down, back off, back up, fall back, retreat, retrograde|
|Verb group||back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw|
|Antonyms||advance, march on, move on, progress, go on, pass on|
|2.||draw back (contact) use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)|
|Synonyms||pull back, retract|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|