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draw in

vb (intr, adverb)
1. (of hours of daylight) to become shorter
2. (Railways) (of a train) to arrive at a station
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.draw in - pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws"
attract, pull in, draw in, pull, draw - 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"
introvert, invaginate - fold inwards; "some organs can invaginate"
2.draw in - direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributesdraw in - 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"
draw, pull, force - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
tug - pull hard; "The prisoner tugged at the chains"; "This movie tugs at the heart strings"
arrest, catch, get - attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
draw in, retract - pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws"
bring - attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
curl up, curl, draw in - shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
3.draw in - shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
attract, pull in, draw in, pull, draw - 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"
bend, flex - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
4.draw in - advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him"
advance, march on, move on, progress, pass on, go on - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
move in, pull in, get in, draw in - of trains; move into (a station); "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
5.draw in - of trains; move into (a station); "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
arrive, come, get - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
close in, draw in - advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him"
6.draw in - draw in as if by suction; "suck in your cheeks and stomach"
core out, hollow out, hollow - remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
aspirate, suck out, draw out - remove as if by suction; "aspirate the wound"

draw

verb
1. To exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force:
2. To cause (a liquid) to flow in a steady stream.Also used with off:
3. To remove (a liquid) by a steady, gradual process.Also used with off:
4. To obtain from another source:
5. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action:
Informal: pull.
6. To call forth or bring out (something latent, hidden, or unexpressed).Also used with out:
7. To make as income or profit:
8. To arrive at (a conclusion) from evidence or reasoning:
phrasal verb
draw back
To move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat:
phrasal verb
draw downphrasal verb
draw in
1. To pull back in:
2. To involve (someone) in an activity:
phrasal verb
draw out
To make or become longer:
Mathematics: produce.
phrasal verb
draw up
To devise and set down:
noun
1. The act of drawing or pulling a load:
2. An inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette:
Slang: hit.
4. A dominating position, as in a conflict:
Informal: inside track, jump.
5. An equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest:
Translations
يوقِفُ السَّيّارَه
zastavit u okraje
køre ind til siden
leáll
stöîva út viî vegarbrún
zastaviť pri okraji
yolun kenarına yanaşmak

draw

(droː) past tense drew (druː) : past participle drawn verb
1. to make a picture or pictures (of), usually with a pencil, crayons etc. During his stay in hospital he drew a great deal; Shall I draw a cow?
2. to pull along, out or towards oneself. She drew the child towards her; He drew a gun suddenly and fired; All water had to be drawn from a well; The cart was drawn by a pony.
3. to move (towards or away from someone or something). The car drew away from the kerb; Christmas is drawing closer.
4. to play (a game) in which neither side wins. The match was drawn / We drew at 1–1.
5. to obtain (money) from a fund, bank etc. to draw a pension / an allowance.
6. to open or close (curtains).
7. to attract. She was trying to draw my attention to something.
noun
1. a drawn game. The match ended in a draw.
2. an attraction. The acrobats' act should be a real draw.
3. the selecting of winning tickets in a raffle, lottery etc. a prize draw.
4. an act of drawing, especially a gun. He's quick on the draw.
ˈdrawing noun
(the art of making) a picture made with a pencil, crayon etc. the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci; I am no good at drawing.
drawn adjective
1. (of curtains) pulled together or closed. The curtains were drawn, although it was still daylight.
2. (of a game etc) neither won nor lost. a drawn match.
3. (of a blade etc) pulled out of its sheath. a drawn sword.
4. (of a person) strained and tired. His face was pale and drawn.
ˈdrawback noun
a disadvantage. There are several drawbacks to his plan.
ˈdrawbridge noun
a bridge (at the entrance to a castle) which can be pulled up or let down.
ˈdrawing-pin noun
(American ˈthumbtack) a pin with a broad, flat head used for fastening paper to a board etc.
ˈdrawstring noun
a cord threaded through the top of a bag etc for closing it.
draw a blank
to be unsuccessful in a search, inquiry etc.
draw a conclusion from
to come to a conclusion after thinking about (what one has learned). Don't draw any hasty conclusions from what I've said!
draw in
(of a car etc) to come to a halt at the side of the road.
draw the line
to fix a limit especially for what one is prepared to do.
draw/cast lots
to decide who is to do etc something by drawing names out of a box etc. Five of us drew lots for the two pop-concert tickets.
draw off
to pour out (liquid) from a large container. The barman drew off a pint of beer.
draw on
to use (money, strength, memory etc) as a source. I'll have to draw on my savings.
draw on
1. to pull on. He drew on his gloves.
2. to come nearer. Night drew on.
draw out
1. to take (money) from a bank. I drew out $40 yesterday.
2. to make longer. We drew out the journey as much as we could but we still arrived early.
3. (of a car etc) to move into the middle of the road from the side.
draw up
1. (of a car etc) to stop. We drew up outside their house.
2. to arrange in an acceptable form or order. They drew up the soldiers in line; The solicitor drew up a contract for them to sign.
3. to move closer. Draw up a chair!
4. to extend (oneself) into an upright position. He drew himself up to his full height.
long drawn out
going on for a long time. The meeting was long drawn out; a long-drawn-out meeting/scream.
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