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Definition of "draw" []

  • To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag: drew the chair closer to the table; a team of horses drawing a wagon. See Synonyms at pull. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading: The teacher drew the children into the room to see the decorations. (verb-transitive)
  • To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something: draw the curtains. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to flow forth: a pump drawing water; a blow that drew blood. (verb-transitive)
  • To suck or take in (air, for example); inhale. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "draw" in a sentence
  • "His game was to draw our hero to some convenient place where he could play a still more significant game of _draw_."
  • "And should this not be enough, I will add how Donatello (who, with the permission of Master Michael, was one of the first modern ones who in sculpture merited fame and name in Italy) never said anything else to his pupils, when teaching them, but draw, telling them in a single word of doctrine: ’Pupils, I give you the whole art of sculpture when I tell you — _draw!"
  • "Here, narrative games includes super linear games like CoD4 AND games with a malleable narrative like Deus Ex or Fallout, but not games where the main draw is futzing with a ruleset, such as the way most people play GTA outside of the missions or games like Noby Noby Boy."