Definition of "distracts" []

  • To draw the attention of (a person) away from something (verb)
  • To divide or confuse the attention of (a person) (verb)
  • To amuse or entertain (verb)
  • To trouble greatly (verb)
  • To make mad (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of distract. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "distracts" in a sentence
  • "The title distracts from the content, and it shows in the comments."
  • "This character usually distracts from the more competent characters, often so much that he becomes a hate figure."
  • "He also added: "I shouldn't have gotten into this Jewish business because it distracts from the issue.""