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KK Pronunciation

〔 drɒ 〕


〔 drɒː 〕

Overview of noun draw

The noun draw has 9 senses

  • draw -- (a gully that is shallower than a ravine)

  • drawing card, draw, attraction, attractor, attracter -- (an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the biggest drawing card they had")

  • draw, standoff, tie -- (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")

  • draw, lot -- (anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it")

  • draw -- (a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack; "he got a pair of kings in the draw")

  • hook, draw, hooking -- (a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking")

  • draw, draw play -- ((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, draw poker -- (poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; "he played only draw and stud")

  • draw, haul, haulage -- (the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly")

Overview of verb draw

The verb draw has 36 senses

  • pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

  • reap, draw -- (get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association")

  • trace, draw, line, describe, delineate -- (make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand")

  • draw, make -- (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?")

  • draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out -- (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")

  • draw -- (represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse")

  • draw, take out -- (take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel")

  • describe, depict, draw -- (give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack")

  • draw -- (select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population")

  • draw -- (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")

  • puff, drag, draw -- (suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette")

  • draw -- (move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore")

  • withdraw, draw, take out, draw off -- (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")

  • draw, cast -- (choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots")

  • draw, get -- (earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls")

  • draw -- (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")

  • draw -- (cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood")

  • draw -- (write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office")

  • draw -- (engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden")

  • draw -- (move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains")

  • draw -- (allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well")

  • draw -- (require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches")

  • draw, quarter, draw and quarter -- (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")

  • pull, draw -- (cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense; "A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter")

  • absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up -- (take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words")

  • attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw 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")

  • string, thread, draw -- (thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")

  • pull back, draw -- (stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow); "The archers were drawing their bows")

  • guide, run, draw, pass -- (pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers")

  • tie, draw -- (finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie")

  • draw -- (contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water")

  • draw -- (reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire")

  • draw -- (steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit")

  • disembowel, eviscerate, draw -- (remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken")

  • draw -- (flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel")

  • draw -- (cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus")