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draw

draw

 
 
pronunciation:
draw
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
draw out, draw up
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: draws, drawing, drew, drawn
definition 1: to move by pulling or dragging.
synonyms:
pull
similar words:
drag, hale, haul, lug, tow, tug
definition 2: to remove by taking out.
Draw a ticket from the hat.She drew water from the tap.
synonyms:
remove
similar words:
extract, pick, pull, sap, take, tap, withdraw
definition 3: to attract or elicit.
He draws a lot of attention.
synonyms:
attract, elicit, pull
similar words:
appeal, beckon, catch, educe, engage, evoke, incite, invite, provoke
definition 4: to portray with a pen or pencil.
She drew a picture.
 
synonyms:
limn, picture, trace
similar words:
cartoon, delineate, depict, figure, portray, rough out, sketch
definition 5: to take out, as from an account.
synonyms:
withdraw
definition 6: to receive, as interest.
synonyms:
earn
similar words:
receive
definition 7: to make taut.
synonyms:
constrict, tighten
similar words:
contract, stretch
definition 8: to inhale.
He drew his last breath.
synonyms:
inhale, inspire
similar words:
breathe
definition 9: to infer.
Draw your own conclusions.
synonyms:
conclude, deduce, derive, gather, infer
similar words:
reason
definition 10: to eviscerate.
He drew the chicken before cooking it.
synonyms:
eviscerate, gut
similar words:
clean, disembowel, dress
definition 11: to pick or be dealt (a playing card).
similar words:
pick, select, take
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to cause something to be pulled, as smoke through a chimney.
synonyms:
pull
similar words:
attract, suck
definition 2: to move slowly in a certain direction (often fol. by near, away, out, into, or toward).
The car drew away from us quickly.
synonyms:
approach, head, move
similar words:
advance, come, edge, gravitate, near, proceed, pull
definition 3: to portray something with a pen or pencil; sketch.
synonyms:
cartoon, sketch
definition 4: to make a demand (fol. by on).
He drew on his inner strength.
similar words:
fall back on, use
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phrase: draw out
phrase: draw up
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of drawing.
synonyms:
pull
similar words:
appeal, suction, traction
definition 2: something that draws an audience; attraction.
synonyms:
attraction, feature
similar words:
appeal, call, come-on, inducement, lure, magnetism, performance, presentation, show
definition 3: something that is randomly chosen or received.
the luck of the draw
synonyms:
fate, lot
similar words:
fortune, luck
definition 4: a game or contest that ends in a tie.
synonyms:
dead heat, tie
similar words:
stalemate, standoff
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derivation: drawable (adj.)
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