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draw (v)
Definition: bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
Example: draw a weapon. pull out a gun. The mugger pulled a knife on his victim.
Definition: bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
Example: draw a weapon. pull out a gun. The mugger pulled a knife on his victim.
Definition: bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
Example: draw a weapon. pull out a gun. The mugger pulled a knife on his victim.
draw (v)
Definition: engage in drawing
Example: He spent the day drawing in the garden.
draw (v)
Definition: engage in drawing
Example: He spent the day drawing in the garden.
draw (v)
Definition: engage in drawing
Example: He spent the day drawing in the garden.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to flow
Example: The nurse drew blood.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to flow
Example: The nurse drew blood.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to flow
Example: The nurse drew blood.
draw (v)
Definition: make a mark or lines on a surface
Example: draw a line. trace the outline of a figure in the sand.
Definition: make a mark or lines on a surface
Example: draw a line. trace the outline of a figure in the sand.
Definition: make a mark or lines on a surface
Example: draw a line. trace the outline of a figure in the sand.
draw (v)
Definition: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
Example: The teams drew a tie.
Definition: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
Example: The teams drew a tie.
Definition: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
Example: The teams drew a tie.
draw (v)
Definition: give a description of
Example: He drew an elaborate plan of attack.
Definition: give a description of
Example: He drew an elaborate plan of attack.
Definition: give a description of
Example: He drew an elaborate plan of attack.
draw (v)
Definition: choose at random
Example: draw a card. cast lots.
Definition: choose at random
Example: draw a card. cast lots.
Definition: choose at random
Example: draw a card. cast lots.
draw (n)
Definition: an entertainer who attracts large audiences
Example: he was the biggest drawing card they had.
Definition: an entertainer who attracts large audiences
Example: he was the biggest drawing card they had.
Definition: an entertainer who attracts large audiences
Example: he was the biggest drawing card they had.
draw (v)
Definition: make, formulate, or derive in the mind
Example: I draw a line here. draw a conclusion. draw parallels. make an estimate. What do you make of his remarks?.
Definition: make, formulate, or derive in the mind
Example: I draw a line here. draw a conclusion. draw parallels. make an estimate. What do you make of his remarks?.
Definition: make, formulate, or derive in the mind
Example: I draw a line here. draw a conclusion. draw parallels. make an estimate. What do you make of his remarks?.
draw (v)
Definition: contract
Example: The material drew after it was washed in hot water.
draw (v)
Definition: contract
Example: The material drew after it was washed in hot water.
draw (v)
Definition: contract
Example: The material drew after it was washed in hot water.
draw (n)
Definition: anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
Example: the luck of the draw. they drew lots for it.
Definition: anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
Example: the luck of the draw. they drew lots for it.
Definition: anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
Example: the luck of the draw. they drew lots for it.
draw (n)
Definition: a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
Example: he got a pair of kings in the draw.
draw (n)
Definition: a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
Example: he got a pair of kings in the draw.
draw (n)
Definition: a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
Example: he got a pair of kings in the draw.
draw (n)
Definition: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
Example: the game ended in a draw. their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie.
Definition: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
Example: the game ended in a draw. their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie.
Definition: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
Example: the game ended in a draw. their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie.
draw (v)
Definition: elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
Example: The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans. The comedian drew a lot of laughter.
draw (v)
Definition: elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
Example: The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans. The comedian drew a lot of laughter.
draw (v)
Definition: elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
Example: The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans. The comedian drew a lot of laughter.
draw (n)
Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
Example: he took lessons to cure his hooking.
Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
Example: he took lessons to cure his hooking.
Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
Example: he took lessons to cure his hooking.
draw (v)
Definition: stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
Example: The archers were drawing their bows.
Definition: stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
Example: The archers were drawing their bows.
Definition: stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
Example: The archers were drawing their bows.
draw (v)
Definition: reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
Example: draw wire.
draw (v)
Definition: reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
Example: draw wire.
draw (v)
Definition: reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
Example: draw wire.
draw (n)
Definition: the act of drawing or hauling something
Example: the haul up the hill went very slowly.
Definition: the act of drawing or hauling something
Example: the haul up the hill went very slowly.
Definition: the act of drawing or hauling something
Example: the haul up the hill went very slowly.
draw (v)
Definition: bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
Example: She was drawn to despair. The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum. The session was drawn to a close.
draw (v)
Definition: bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
Example: She was drawn to despair. The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum. The session was drawn to a close.
draw (v)
Definition: bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
Example: She was drawn to despair. The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum. The session was drawn to a close.
draw (v)
Definition: pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
Example: in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes.
Definition: pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
Example: in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes.
Definition: pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
Example: in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
Example: A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter.
Definition: cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
Example: A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter.
Definition: cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
Example: A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter.
draw (v)
Definition: allow a draft
Example: This chimney draws very well.
draw (v)
Definition: allow a draft
Example: This chimney draws very well.
draw (v)
Definition: allow a draft
Example: This chimney draws very well.
draw (v)
Definition: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
Example: He drew a base on balls.
Definition: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
Example: He drew a base on balls.
Definition: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
Example: He drew a base on balls.
draw (v)
Definition: require a specified depth for floating
Example: This boat draws 70 inches.
draw (v)
Definition: require a specified depth for floating
Example: This boat draws 70 inches.
draw (v)
Definition: require a specified depth for floating
Example: This boat draws 70 inches.
draw (v)
Definition: suck in or take (air)
Example: draw a deep breath. draw on a cigarette.
Definition: suck in or take (air)
Example: draw a deep breath. draw on a cigarette.
Definition: suck in or take (air)
Example: draw a deep breath. draw on a cigarette.
draw (v)
Definition: steep
Example: draw pulp from the fruit.
draw (v)
Definition: steep
Example: draw pulp from the fruit.
draw (v)
Definition: steep
Example: draw pulp from the fruit.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to move by pulling
Example: draw a wagon. pull a sled.
Definition: cause to move by pulling
Example: draw a wagon. pull a sled.
Definition: cause to move by pulling
Example: draw a wagon. pull a sled.
draw (v)
Definition: thread on or as if on a string
Example: string pearls on a string. the child drew glass beads on a string. thread dried cranberries.
Definition: thread on or as if on a string
Example: string pearls on a string. the child drew glass beads on a string. thread dried cranberries.
Definition: thread on or as if on a string
Example: string pearls on a string. the child drew glass beads on a string. thread dried cranberries.
draw (n)
Definition: poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
Example: he played only draw and stud.
Definition: poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
Example: he played only draw and stud.
Definition: poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
Example: he played only draw and stud.
draw (v)
Definition: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Example: She drew $2,000 from the account. The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank.
Definition: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Example: She drew $2,000 from the account. The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank.
Definition: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Example: She drew $2,000 from the account. The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank.
draw (n)
Definition: (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
Definition: (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
Definition: (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
draw (v)
Definition: write a legal document or paper
Example: The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office.
draw (v)
Definition: write a legal document or paper
Example: The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office.
draw (v)
Definition: write a legal document or paper
Example: The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office.
draw (v)
Definition: take in, also metaphorically
Example: The sponge absorbs water well. She drew strength from the minister's words.
Definition: take in, also metaphorically
Example: The sponge absorbs water well. She drew strength from the minister's words.
Definition: take in, also metaphorically
Example: The sponge absorbs water well. She drew strength from the minister's words.
draw (v)
Definition: take liquid out of a container or well
Example: She drew water from the barrel.
Definition: take liquid out of a container or well
Example: She drew water from the barrel.
Definition: take liquid out of a container or well
Example: She drew water from the barrel.
draw (v)
Definition: flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
Example: draw steel.
draw (v)
Definition: flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
Example: draw steel.
draw (v)
Definition: flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
Example: draw steel.
draw (v)
Definition: pass over, across, or through
Example: He ran his eyes over her body. She ran her fingers along the carved figurine. He drew her hair through his fingers.
Definition: pass over, across, or through
Example: He ran his eyes over her body. She ran her fingers along the carved figurine. He drew her hair through his fingers.
Definition: pass over, across, or through
Example: He ran his eyes over her body. She ran her fingers along the carved figurine. He drew her hair through his fingers.
draw (v)
Definition: move or go steadily or gradually
Example: The ship drew near the shore.
draw (v)
Definition: move or go steadily or gradually
Example: The ship drew near the shore.
draw (v)
Definition: move or go steadily or gradually
Example: The ship drew near the shore.
draw (v)
Definition: remove the entrails of
Example: draw a chicken.
Definition: remove the entrails of
Example: draw a chicken.
Definition: remove the entrails of
Example: draw a chicken.
draw (v)
Definition: move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
Example: draw the shades. draw the curtains.
draw (v)
Definition: move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
Example: draw the shades. draw the curtains.
draw (v)
Definition: move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
Example: draw the shades. draw the curtains.
draw (v)
Definition: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Example: 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.
Definition: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Example: 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.
Definition: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Example: 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 (v)
Definition: select or take in from a given group or region
Example: The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population.
draw (v)
Definition: select or take in from a given group or region
Example: The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population.
draw (v)
Definition: select or take in from a given group or region
Example: The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population.
draw (v)
Definition: get or derive
Example: He drew great benefits from his membership in the association.
Definition: get or derive
Example: He drew great benefits from his membership in the association.
Definition: get or derive
Example: He drew great benefits from his membership in the association.
draw (v)
Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
Example: She drew an elephant. Draw me a horse.
draw (v)
Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
Example: She drew an elephant. Draw me a horse.
draw (v)
Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
Example: She drew an elephant. Draw me a horse.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to localize at one point
Example: Draw blood and pus.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to localize at one point
Example: Draw blood and pus.
draw (v)
Definition: cause to localize at one point
Example: Draw blood and pus.
draw (n)
Definition: a gully that is shallower than a ravine
draw (n)
Definition: a gully that is shallower than a ravine
draw (n)
Definition: a gully that is shallower than a ravine