GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of withdraw

Conjugation of the verb withdraw:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

withdraw

Past Simple:

withdrew

Past Partciple:

withdrawn

Present Partciple:

withdrawing

Third Person Singular:

withdraws

Definition:

1. To remove something or take it away.
2. To take money out of an account.
3. To leave or cause to leave a place where a group of people are fighting or where they are based.
4. To stop taking part in an activity.

Example(s):

1. She withdrew her hand from his.
2. I withdrew five thousands dollars.
3. US forces withdrew from their largest base in northern Syria on Sunday.
4. The United States withdrew from talks on a protocol to enforce the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as withdraw. They are:

- Verbs with '-ew' in the past simple and '-wn' in the past participle.
- Verbs like 'grow, grew, grown'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
blow blew blown
draw drew drawn
fly flew flown
grow grew grown
know knew known
slay slew slain
throw threw thrown
withdraw withdrew withdrawn