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Synonyms for draw back

Synonyms for (verb) draw back

Synonyms: pull back, retract, draw back Definition: use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)

Similar words: pull Definition: apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion Usage: Pull the rope; Pull the handle towards you; pull the string gently; pull the trigger of the gun; pull your knees towards your chin

Synonyms: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back Definition: pull back or move away or backward Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast