draw

phonetic symbol: / drɔ́ / 

draw - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of drawing or hauling something
haul , haulage

[ noun ]
■ poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
e.g.)
・he played only draw and stud
draw poker

[ 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
draw play

[ noun ]
■ a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
hook , hooking

[ noun ]
■ a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
e.g.)
・he got a pair of kings in the draw

[ noun ]
■ anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
e.g.)
・the luck of the draw
lot

[ noun ]
■ the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
e.g.)
・the game ended in a draw
standoff , tie

[ noun ]
■ a gully that is shallower than a ravine

[ noun ]
■ an entertainer who attracts large audiences
e.g.)
・he was the biggest drawing card they had
attracter , attraction , attractor , drawing card

[ verb ]
■ cause to localize at one point
e.g.)
・Draw blood and pus

[ verb ]
■ flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
e.g.)
・draw steel

[ verb ]
■ remove the entrails of
e.g.)
・draw a chicken
disembowel , eviscerate

[ verb ]
■ steep
■ pass through a strainer
e.g.)
・draw pulp from the fruit

[ verb ]
■ reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
e.g.)
・draw wire

[ verb ]
■ contract

[ verb ]
■ bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
e.g.)
・She was drawn to despair
・The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum
・The session was drawn to a close

[ verb ]
■ select or take in from a given group or region
e.g.)
・The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population

[ verb ]
■ make, formulate, or derive in the mind
e.g.)
・I draw a line here
・draw a conclusion
・draw parallels
make

[ verb ]
■ give a description of
depict , describe

[ verb ]
■ choose at random
e.g.)
・draw a card
cast

[ verb ]
■ finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
tie

[ verb ]
■ suck in or take (air)
e.g.)
・draw a deep breath
・draw on a cigarette
drag , puff

[ verb ]
■ pass over, across, or through
guide , pass , run

[ verb ]
■ move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
e.g.)
・draw the shades
・draw the curtains

[ verb ]
■ stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
e.g.)
・The archers were drawing their bows
pull back

[ verb ]
■ thread on or as if on a string
string , thread

[ verb ]
■ cause to move by pulling
e.g.)
・draw a wagon
force , pull

[ verb ]
■ direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
attract , draw in , pull , pull in

[ verb ]
■ take in, also metaphorically
absorb , imbibe , soak up , sop up , suck , suck up , take in , take up

[ verb ]
■ make a mark or lines on a surface
e.g.)
・draw a line
delineate , describe , line , trace

[ verb ]
■ earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
get

[ verb ]
■ engage in drawing
e.g.)
・He spent the day drawing in the garden

[ verb ]
■ represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
e.g.)
・Draw me a horse

[ verb ]
■ write a legal document or paper
e.g.)
・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
take out

[ verb ]
■ bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
e.g.)
・draw a weapon
get out , pull , pull out , take out

[ verb ]
■ move or go steadily or gradually

[ verb ]
■ cause to flow

[ verb ]
■ cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
pull

[ verb ]
■ get or derive
reap

[ verb ]
■ remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
draw off , take out , withdraw

[ verb ]
■ pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
e.g.)
・in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes
draw and quarter , quarter

[ verb ]
■ require a specified depth for floating
e.g.)
・This boat draws 70 inches

[ verb ]
■ allow a draft
e.g.)
・This chimney draws very well

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