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Overview of verb draw_out

The verb draw out has 6 senses

  • draw out -- (cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet")

  • prolong, protract, extend, draw out -- (lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight")

  • draw out -- (make more sociable; "The therapist drew out the shy girl")

  • educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out -- (deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant")

  • aspirate, draw out, suck out -- (remove as if by suction; "aspirate the wound")

  • extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out -- (remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram")