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Definition:

  1. [noun] a gully that is shallower than a ravine

  2. [noun] an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the biggest drawing card they had"
    Synonyms: ing card, attraction, attractor, attracter

  3. [noun] the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"
    Synonyms: standoff, tie

  4. [noun] anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
    Synonyms: lot

  5. [noun] a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack; "he got a pair of kings in the draw"

  6. [noun] a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he tooks lessons to cure his hooking"
    Synonyms: hook, hooking

  7. [noun] (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage
    Synonyms: play

  8. [noun] poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; "he played only draw and stud"
    Synonyms: poker

  9. [noun] the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"
    Synonyms: haul, haulage

  10. [verb] cause to move along the ground by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
    Synonyms: pull, force

  11. [verb] get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
    Synonyms: reap

  12. [verb] make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
    Synonyms: trace, line, describe, delineate

  13. [verb] make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"
    Synonyms: make

  14. [verb] bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
    Synonyms: pull, pull out, get out, take out

  15. [verb] represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"

  16. [verb] take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel"
    Synonyms: take out

  17. [verb] give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
    Synonyms: describe, depict

  18. [verb] select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"

  19. [verb] elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"

  20. [verb] suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
    Synonyms: puff, drag

  21. [verb] move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore"

  22. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: withtake out, off

  23. [verb] choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
    Synonyms: cast

  24. [verb] in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"
    Synonyms: get

  25. [verb] bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition; "She was drawn to despair"; "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"; "The session was drawn to a close"

  26. [verb] cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood"

  27. [verb] write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"

  28. [verb] engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"

  29. [verb] move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains"

  30. [verb] allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well"

  31. [verb] require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"

  32. [verb] pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"
    Synonyms: quarter, and quarter

  33. [verb] take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
    Synonyms: absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, take in, take up

  34. [verb] direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
    Synonyms: attract, pull, pull in, in

  35. [verb] thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
    Synonyms: string, thread

  36. [verb] pull back the sling of (a bow); "The archers were drawing their bows"
    Synonyms: pull back

  37. [verb] guide or pass over something; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
    Synonyms: guide, run, pass

  38. [verb] finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
    Synonyms: tie

  39. [verb] contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"

  40. [verb] reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire"

  41. [verb] steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit"

  42. [verb] remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
    Synonyms: disembowel, eviscerate

  43. [verb] flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel"

  44. [verb] cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"

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