He keeps order chiefly thanks to the patronage that he can grant and withdraw according to his discretion and whim.
It is true that Mr. Madoff used much of the money to back investors who asked along the way to withdraw their accounts.
If any of the defendants renounce their plea, however, the government can move to withdraw and the court can accept.
Kissinger opted to withdraw his nomination rather than disclose foreign sources of his income.
Within some limits, they could control how the money is invested, and how they withdraw it in retirement.
I thought that the contact was disagreeable; and I endeavoured to withdraw my hand, but could not.
But if this goes on, it is the gentlemen who ought to withdraw.
He was to withdraw his army from Syria and to maintain no larger force in Egypt than eighteen thousand men.
Send an army into Attica, and compel the Athenians to withdraw their forces from Potidaea.
withdraw, my darling; the sight of you—the joy of your very appearance—eh—eh—yes, let me see.
early 13c., "to take back," from with "away" + drawen "to draw," possibly a loan-translation of Latin retrahere "to retract." Sense of "to remove oneself" is recorded from c.1300.