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attract

at·tract

attract

 
 
pronunciation:
traekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: attracted, attracting, attracts
definition: to cause people or animals to want to be near.
The restaurant's bright colors attract many customers.Light attracts insects.
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similar words:
tempt
derivations: attractable (adj.), attractor (attracter) (n.)
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