Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun drawing_off

1 sense of drawing off

Sense 1
drawing, drawing off -- (act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well")
       => drain -- (a gradual depletion of energy or resources; "a drain on resources"; "a drain of young talent by emigration")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb draw_off

2 senses of draw off

Sense 1
draw off, draw away, pull off -- (remove by drawing or pulling; "She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth"; "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 2
withdraw, draw, take out, draw off -- (remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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