Cancel and Withdraw


Cancel verb - To put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to).
Usage example: please call to cancel your appointment with the dentist if you can't make it

Withdraw is a synonym for cancel in rescind topic. In some cases you can use "Withdraw" instead a verb "Cancel", when it comes to topics like revoke.


Withdraw verb - To move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable).

Cancel is a synonym for withdraw in abolish topic. Sometimes you can use "Cancel" instead a verb "Withdraw", if it concerns topics such as rescind.

Nearby Words: withdrawn, withdrawal, withdrawing, withdrawable

Common collocations

power cancel power withdraw power
attack cancel attack withdraw attack
game cancel game withdraw game
war cancel war withdraw war
Other words: powers.
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