withdrawal
with·draw·al n
1: the act or fact of withdrawing
withdrawal from a conspiracy
2: removal of money from a place of deposit or investment
a penalty for early withdrawal

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

withdrawal
I noun abandonment, abdication, abjuration, abolition, abrogation, absence, annulment, cancellation, clearance, cloture, defeasance, denial, departure, desertion, disavowal, discontinuance, disengagement, dissociation, eradication, evacuation, evulsion, exit, exodus, extraction, hegira, invalidation, leave-taking, nullification, parting, recall, recantation, recess, relinquishment, removal, renunciation, repudiation, rescindment, rescission, resignation, retirement, retraction, retreat, revocation, riddance, secession associated concepts: error cured by withdrawal, withdrawal from the commission of a crime, withdrawal of a case, withdrawal of a default, withdrawal of a judgment, withdrawal of a partner from a partnership, withdrawal of an action, withdrawal of charges, withdrawal of pleadings II index abandonment (desertion), abandonment (discontinuance), abdication, absence (nonattendance), ademption, alienation (estrangement), cancellation, cloture, countermand, deduction (diminution), defeasance, discontinuance (act of discontinuing), discontinuance (interruption of a legal action), egress, estrangement, evulsion, exception (exclusion), outflow, privacy, recess, removal, renunciation, repudiation, rescision, resignation (relinquishment), retraction, revocation, schism, severance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


withdrawal
In criminal law, leaving a conspiracy to commit a crime before the actual crime is committed. If the withdrawal is before any overt act, the withdrawing person may escape prosecution. (See also: overt act)
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

withdrawal
n.
   1) in criminal law, leaving a conspiracy to commit a crime before the actual crime is committed, which is similar to "renunciation." If the withdrawal is before any overt criminal act the withdrawer may escape prosecution.
   2) the removal of money from a bank account.
   See also: check, renunciation

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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