draw


draw
v
1. pull, tug, magnetize, Physiol. adduct; tow, haul, lug, drag, yank, hale; take in tow, lead, Naut. warp, Naut. kedge.
2. pull out, take out, extract, bring out; unsheathe, bare, produce, pull a gun.
3. attract, allure, invite, lure, entice; tempt, persuade, influence; interest, fascinate, catch [s.o.'s] eye, capture [s.o.'s] fancy, captivate, win, seduce; engage, elicit, call forth, invoke.
4. sketch, trace, mark out, lay out, outline, contour, scratch, map out, chart; depict, delineate, Archaic. limn, portray, represent, picture, diagram.
5. compose, create, frame, formulate, design, devise; form, fashion, shape, fabricate; envision, contrive, plan, plot.
6. inhale, suck in, breathe in, inspire, respire, Obs. sufflate, Literary. suspire.
7. deduce, infer, conclude, reason, derive; gather, glean, get; guess, presume, opine, reckon, suppose, think.
8. receive, get, obtain, accept; procure, secure, pick up; bring in, produce, gather, reap, cull; take in, acquire, earn, gain.
9. drain, empty, sluice, siphon, filtrate; milk, sap, bleed; tap, pump off.
10. choose, pick, select, elect, single out; take, decide on, make a choice of, fix upon; favor, prefer, fancy.
11. shrink, contract, wrinkle, shrivel, knit, compress, constringe; dwindle, decrease, diminish, reduce, decline.
12. approach, come near, advance, near, draw nigh, move towards, gain on, edge close.
13. draw outa. pull out, root out, uproot, deracinate, remove, extract, withdraw; pluck out, tear out, wrench, wrest.b. prolong, lengthen, make longer, prolongate, protract; extend, stretch out, elongate, continue, filibuster.
14. draw upa. write up, compose, draft, prepare; indite, pen, write, redact, put in writing; dash off, scribble down, put down, throw on paper, knock off.b. arrange, put into position, set, arrange, sort; marshal, order, rank.c. halt, bring to a stop, stop, rein in; pull up to, sidle up to.
n
15. attraction, drawing power, magnetism, charisma; pull, influence, gravity.
16. tie, stalemate, parity, dead heat, Inf. photo finish.

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  • draw — (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear, carry, D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draw — [drɔː ǁ drɒː] verb drew PASTTENSE [druː] drawn PASTPART [drɔːn ǁ drɒːn] [transitive] BANKING 1. also draw out to take money from your bank account …   Financial and business terms

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