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retirer

Translation of retirer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (faire sortir) retirer les arêtes
    to take out ou remove the bones
    retirer une balle d'une blessure
    to remove ou extract a bullet from a wound
    retirer les mains de ses poches/le poulet du four
    to take one's hands out of one's pockets/the chicken out of the oven
    retirer un enfant d'une école
    to take a child away from a school, to remove a child from a school
    retirer un filet de l'eau
    to pull a net out of the water
    retirer un corps des décombres
    to pull a body from ou out of the rubble
    retirer un mouchoir de sa poche
    to pull a handkerchief out of one's pocket
    retirer un gâteau d'un moule
    to turn a cake out of a tin (anglais britannique) ou pan (anglais américain)
    retirer ses troupes d'un pays
    to withdraw one's troops from a country
    je n'arrive pas à retirer la cuillère du bocal
    I can't get the spoon out of the jar
    épine
  • 4 (supprimer, enlever)
    to withdraw (permission, privilège) (à from)
    to take away, to remove (droit, bien, objet) (à from)
    retirer un produit de la vente (Commerce)
    to recall a product
    retirer la garde d'un enfant à quelqu'un
    to withdraw custody of a child from somebody
    on m'a retiré la garde de mon fils
    I've lost custody of my son
    il s'est fait retirer son permis de conduire
    he had his driver's licence (british) taken away from him
    retirer [quelque chose] de la circulation
    to withdraw [something] from circulation (monnaie)
    retire-lui ce livre des mains
    take that book away from him/her
    retirer un livre du programme
    to take a book off the syllabus
    retirer ses affaires de la table
    to take one's things off the table
    retirer sa confiance à quelqu'un
    not to trust somebody any more
    je lui ai retiré mon estime
    I no longer have any respect for him/her
    retirer une pièce de l'affiche
    to close a play

also: se retirer verbe pronominal

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