Definition of Draw

1. Noun. A gully that is shallower than a ravine.

Generic synonyms: Gully

2. Verb. Cause to move by pulling. "Pull a sled"
Exact synonyms: Force, Pull
Specialized synonyms: Twitch, Pull Back, Adduct, Abduct, Stretch, Pick, Pluck, Plunk, Tug, Drag, Cart, Drag, Hale, Haul, Attract, Draw In, Pull, Pull In, Jerk, Yank, Winch, Pick Off, Pluck, Pull Off, Tweak
Related verbs: Pull, Pull
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Drawing, Force, Pull, Puller, Pulling
Also: Pull Along, Pull Back, Pull Down, Pull In, Pull Off, Pull Out, Pull Up
Antonyms: Push

3. Noun. An entertainer who attracts large audiences. "He was the biggest drawing card they had"
Exact synonyms: Attracter, Attraction, Attractor, Drawing Card
Generic synonyms: Entertainer
Derivative terms: Attract

4. Verb. Get or derive. "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
Exact synonyms: Reap
Generic synonyms: Derive, Gain

5. Noun. The finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided. "Their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"
Exact synonyms: Standoff, Tie
Generic synonyms: Finish
Specialized synonyms: Dead Heat, Stalemate
Derivative terms: Tie

6. Verb. Make a mark or lines on a surface. "Trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
Exact synonyms: Delineate, Describe, Line, Trace
Generic synonyms: Mark
Specialized synonyms: Construct, Inscribe, Circumscribe, Circumscribe, Write
Derivative terms: Delineation, Delineation, Drawing, Line, Lineation, Lineation, Trace, Tracer, Tracing

7. Noun. Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random. "They drew lots for it"
Exact synonyms: Lot
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object

8. Verb. Make, formulate, or derive in the mind. "What do you make of his remarks?"
Exact synonyms: Make
Related verbs: Make
Generic synonyms: Create By Mental Act, Create Mentally

9. Noun. A playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack. "He got a pair of kings in the draw"
Generic synonyms: Playing Card

10. Verb. Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover. "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
Exact synonyms: Get Out, Pull, Pull Out, Take Out
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Related verbs: Pull, Draw Out, Extract, Pull, Pull Out, Pull Up, Take Out, Take Out
Specialized synonyms: Unsheathe
Derivative terms: Drawer

11. Noun. A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer. "He took lessons to cure his hooking"
Exact synonyms: Hook, Hooking
Generic synonyms: Golf Shot, Golf Stroke, Swing
Derivative terms: Hook, Hook

12. Verb. Represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface. "Draw me a horse"

13. 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.
Exact synonyms: Draw Play
Category relationships: American Football, American Football Game
Generic synonyms: Run, Running, Running Game, Running Play

14. Verb. Take liquid out of a container or well. "She drew water from the barrel"
Exact synonyms: Take Out
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Specialized synonyms: Milk, Pump, Siphon, Siphon Off, Syphon, Sluice, Tap, Suck, Rack, Deglycerolise, Deglycerolize
Related verbs: Get Out, Pull, Pull Out, Take Out, Draw Off, Take Out, Withdraw
Also: Draw Out
Derivative terms: Drawing

15. Noun. Poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer. "He played only draw and stud"
Exact synonyms: Draw Poker
Generic synonyms: Poker, Poker Game

16. Verb. Give a description of. "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
Exact synonyms: Depict, Describe
Specialized synonyms: Represent, Delineate, Adumbrate, Outline, Sketch
Generic synonyms: Exposit, Expound, Set Forth
Derivative terms: Depiction, Picture, Description

17. Noun. The act of drawing or hauling something. "The haul up the hill went very slowly"
Exact synonyms: Haul, Haulage
Generic synonyms: Pull, Pulling
Specialized synonyms: Tow, Towage
Derivative terms: Haul, Haul, Haul, Haul

18. Verb. Select or take in from a given group or region. "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
Generic synonyms: Choose, Pick Out, Select, Take

19. Verb. Elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.. "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"
Generic synonyms: Arouse, Elicit, Enkindle, Evoke, Fire, Kindle, Provoke, Raise
Related verbs: Reap

20. Verb. Suck in or take (air). "Draw on a cigarette"
Exact synonyms: Drag, Puff
Generic synonyms: Breathe In, Inhale, Inspire
Entails: Smoke
Derivative terms: Drag, Puff

21. Verb. Move or go steadily or gradually. "The ship drew near the shore"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel

22. Verb. Remove (a commodity) from (a supply source). "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
Exact synonyms: Draw Off, Take Out, Withdraw
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Related verbs: Take Out
Specialized synonyms: Check Out, Cheque, Dip, Divert, Hive Off, Overdraw, Tap, Disinvest, Divest
Derivative terms: Drawee, Drawer, Withdrawal, Withdrawer
Antonyms: Deposit

23. Verb. Choose at random. "Cast lots"
Exact synonyms: Cast
Generic synonyms: Go, Move
Derivative terms: Cast, Drawing

24. Verb. Earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher. "He drew a base on balls"
Exact synonyms: Get
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Effect, Effectuate, Set Up

25. Verb. Bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition. "The session was drawn to a close"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

26. Verb. Cause to flow. "The nurse drew blood"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

27. Verb. Write a legal document or paper. "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
Generic synonyms: Compose, Indite, Pen, Write
Also: Draw Up

28. Verb. Engage in drawing. "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
Related verbs: Delineate, Describe, Line, Trace
Generic synonyms: Create
Derivative terms: Drawer, Drawing, Drawing

29. Verb. Move or pull so as to cover or uncover something. "Draw the curtains"
Generic synonyms: Close, Shut

30. Verb. Allow a draft. "This chimney draws very well"
Related verbs: Take Out
Generic synonyms: Be

31. Verb. Require a specified depth for floating. "This boat draws 70 inches"

32. Verb. 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"
Exact synonyms: Draw And Quarter, Quarter
Generic synonyms: Kill
Derivative terms: Quarter

33. Verb. 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"
Exact synonyms: Pull
Related verbs: Force, Pull
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move

34. Verb. Take in, also metaphorically. "She drew strength from the minister's words"
Exact synonyms: Absorb, Imbibe, Soak Up, Sop Up, Suck, Suck Up, Take In, Take Up
Specialized synonyms: Mop, Mop Up, Wipe Up, Blot, Sponge Up
Derivative terms: Absorber, Absorption, Imbiber, Suck, Sucker
Also: Draw In, Draw In, Suck In

35. Verb. Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes. "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
Exact synonyms: Attract, Draw In, Pull, Pull In
Generic synonyms: Force, Pull
Specialized synonyms: Tug, Arrest, Catch, Get, Draw In, Retract, Bring
Related verbs: Draw In, Retract, Curl, Curl Up, Draw In
Derivative terms: Attraction, Attraction, Attraction, Attraction, Attractive, Pull, Pull, Pull
Antonyms: Repel

36. Verb. Thread on or as if on a string. "Thread dried cranberries"
Exact synonyms: String, Thread
Related verbs: Guide, Pass, Run
Specialized synonyms: Bead, Wire
Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set Up
Derivative terms: String, String, String, Stringer, Thread, Threader

37. Verb. Stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow). "The archers were drawing their bows"
Exact synonyms: Pull Back
Related verbs: Pull Back
Generic synonyms: Stretch

38. Verb. Pass over, across, or through. "He drew her hair through his fingers"
Exact synonyms: Guide, Pass, Run
Specialized synonyms: Rub, Thread, Thread
Related verbs: String, Thread, Lead, Run
Also: Pass Around, Pass Over

39. Verb. Finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.. "The teams drew a tie"
Exact synonyms: Tie
Generic synonyms: Equal, Equalise, Equalize, Equate, Match
Entails: Play
Derivative terms: Tie, Tier

40. Verb. Contract. "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Related verbs: Cockle, Crumple, Knit, Pucker, Rumple

41. Verb. Reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die. "Draw wire"
Generic synonyms: Thin

42. Verb. Steep; pass through a strainer. "Draw pulp from the fruit"
Generic synonyms: Infuse, Steep

43. Verb. Remove the entrails of. "Draw a chicken"
Exact synonyms: Disembowel, Eviscerate
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Evisceration

44. Verb. Flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching. "Draw steel"
Generic synonyms: Form, Shape

45. Verb. Cause to localize at one point. "Draw blood and pus"
Specialized synonyms: Mature, Suppurate
Generic synonyms: Localise, Localize

Definition of Draw

1. v. t. To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow.

2. v. i. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well.

3. n. The act of drawing; draught.

4. v. t. To play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket.

5. n. The result of drawing, or state of being drawn;

Definition of Draw

1. Verb. To sketch; depict with lines; to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc. ¹

2. Verb. To drag, pull. ¹

3. Verb. To pull out (as a gun from a holster, or a tooth). ¹

4. Verb. To extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out, primarily water or blood, as in get water from a well, to run water for a bath, take a blood sample, or cause to bleed (the wound drew blood). ¹

5. Verb. To attract. ¹

6. Verb. To deduce or infer. ¹

7. Verb. (usually as '''draw on''' or '''draw upon'''): to rely on; utilize as a source. ¹

8. Verb. To disembowel. ¹

9. Verb. (context: archery) To pull back the arrow in preparation for shooting. ¹

10. Verb. (of curtains, etc.) To close. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) (of drinks, especially tea) To leave temporarily so as to allow the flavour to increase. ¹

12. Verb. (intransitive) To end a game in a '''draw''' (with neither side winning). ¹

13. Verb. To consume, for example, power. ¹

14. Verb. To determine the result of a lottery. ¹

15. Verb. (cards) To take the top card of a deck into hand. ¹

16. Verb. (poker) To trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games; to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards. ''See also'' '''draw out'''. ¹

17. Verb. inhale ¹

18. Verb. to cause ¹

19. Noun. The result of a contest in which neither side has won; a tie. ¹

20. Noun. The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined. ¹

21. Noun. (cricket) The result of a two-innings match in which at least one side did not complete all their innings before time ran out. Different from a tie. ¹

22. Noun. (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook, slice, fade ¹

23. Noun. (curling) A shot that lands in play without hitting another stone out, as opposed to a takeout shot. ¹

24. Noun. (geography) A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding. ¹

25. Noun. (colloquial) Cannabis. ¹

26. Noun. In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer. ¹

27. Noun. (poker) A situation in which one or more players has four cards of the same suit or four out of five necessary cards for a straight and requires a further card to make their flush or straight. ¹

28. Noun. The schedule of games in a sports league - [ NRL Fixtures - 2011 NRL Draw] ¹

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Definition of Draw

1. to move by pulling [v DREW, DRAWN, DRAWING, DRAWS] : DRAWABLE [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Draw

draw (current term)
draw a bath
draw a bead on
draw a blank
draw a line
draw a line in the sand
draw and quarter
draw attention
draw away
draw back
draw bridge
draw close

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