Definitions of draw:
  • noun:   the act of drawing or hauling something
  • noun:   poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
    Example: "He played only draw and stud"
  • 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
  • noun:   a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
    Example: "He got a pair of kings in the draw"
  • noun:   anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
    Example: "The luck of the draw"
  • noun:   the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
    Example: "The game ended in a draw"
  • noun:   a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun:   a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
  • noun:   an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    Example: "He was the biggest drawing card they had"
  • verb:   move or go steadily or gradually
  • verb:   cause to flow
  • verb:   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"
  • verb:   require a specified depth for floating
    Example: "This boat draws 70 inches"
  • verb:   allow a draft
    Example: "This chimney draws very well"
  • verb:   steep; pass through a strainer
    Example: "Draw pulp from the fruit"
  • verb:   reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
    Example: "Draw wire"
  • verb:   contract
  • verb:   bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
    Example: "She was drawn to despair"
  • verb:   select or take in from a given group or region
    Example: "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
  • verb:   make, formulate, or derive in the mind
    Example: "I draw a line here"
  • verb:   cause to localize at one point
    Example: "Draw blood and pus"
  • verb:   choose at random
    Example: "Draw a card"
  • verb:   move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
    Example: "Draw the shades"
  • verb:   flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
    Example: "Draw steel"
  • verb:   in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
  • verb:   engage in drawing
    Example: "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
  • verb:   represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
    Example: "Draw me a horse"
  • verb:   write a legal document or paper
    Example: "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
  • verb:   elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
  • verb:   take liquid out of a container or well
  • verb:   bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    Example: "Draw a weapon"
  • verb:   get or derive
  • verb:   remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
  • verb:   finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
  • verb:   pull back the sling of (a bow)
    Example: "The archers were drawing their bows"
  • verb:   cause to move along the ground by pulling
    Example: "Draw a wagon"
  • verb:   make a mark or lines on a surface
    Example: "Draw a line"
  • verb:   give a description of
  • verb:   suck in or take (air)
    Example: "Draw a deep breath"
  • verb:   guide or pass over something
  • verb:   thread on or as if on a string
  • verb:   remove the entrails of
    Example: "Draw a chicken"
  • verb:   direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
  • verb:   take in, also metaphorically

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