HyperDic: draw

English > 45 senses of the word draw:
VERBcontactdraw, pullcause to move by pulling
possessiondraw, reapget or derive
contactdraw, trace, line, describe, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface
cognitiondraw, makemake, formulate, or derive in the mind
motiondraw, pull, pull out, get out, take outbring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
creationdrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
motiondraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
communicationdraw, describe, depictgive a description of
cognitiondrawselect or take in from a given group or region
emotiondrawelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
consumptiondraw, puff, dragsuck in or take (air)
motiondrawmove or go steadily or gradually
possessiondraw, withdraw, take out, draw offremove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
competitiondraw, castchoose at random
creationdraw, getearn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
changedrawbring or lead someone to a certain action / action or condition
motiondrawcause to flow
creationdrawwrite a legal document or paper
creationdrawengage in drawing
contactdrawmove or pull so as to cover or uncover something
stativedrawallow a draft
stativedrawrequire a specified depth for floating
socialdraw, quarter, draw and quarterpull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
motiondraw, pullcause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
contactdraw, absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, take in, take uptake in, also metaphorically
contactdraw, attract, pull, pull in, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
contactdraw, string, threadthread on or as if on a string
contactdraw, pull backstretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
contactdraw, guide, run, passpass over, across, or through
competitiondraw, tiefinish a game / game / game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
changedrawcontract
changedrawreduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
changedrawsteep
changedraw, disembowel, eviscerateremove the entrails of
changedrawflatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
bodydrawcause to localize at one point
NOUNobjectdrawa gully that is shallower than a ravine
person draw, drawing card, attraction, attractor, attracteran entertainer who attracts large audiences
eventdraw, standoff, tiethe finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
artifactdraw, lotanything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
artifactdrawa playing ... / playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
actdraw, hook, hookinga golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
actdraw, 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
actdraw, draw pokerpoker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
actdraw, haul, haulagethe act of drawing or hauling / hauling something
draw > pronunciation
Soundsdrao'
Rhymesbedstraw ... withdraw: 7 rhymes with rao...
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA gully that is shallower than a ravine.
BroadergullyDeep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn entertainer who attracts large audiences.
Example"he was the biggest drawing card they had"
Synonymsdrawing card, attraction, attractor, attracter
BroaderentertainerA person who tries to please or amuse
Spanishatracción, gancho
Catalanatracció
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided.
Example"the game ended in a draw"
Synonymsstandoff, tie
Narrowerdead heatA tie in a race
stalemateDrawing position in chess
Broaderfinishdesignated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)
Spanishempate
Catalanempat
Verbsdrawfinish a game / game / game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAnything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random.
Example"the luck of the draw"
Synonymlot
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishsuerte
Catalansort
Verbsdrawselect or take in from a given group or region
drawchoose at random
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA playing ... / playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack.
Example"he got a pair of kings in the draw"
Broaderplaying cardOne of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
Verbsdrawselect or take in from a given group or region
drawchoose at random
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer.
Synonymshook, hooking
Broadergolf stroke, golf shot, swingThe act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
Catalanenganxada
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 7, act
Meaning(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.
Synonymdraw play
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Broaderrun, running, running play, running game(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
Spanishdraw play
Catalandraw play
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 8, act
Meaningpoker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer.
Example"he played only draw and stud"
Synonymdraw poker
Broaderpoker, poker gameAny of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
Spanishdraw poker
Catalandraw poker
English > draw: 45 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of drawing or hauling / hauling something.
Synonymshaul, haulage
Narrowertow, towageThe act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
Broaderpull, pullingThe act of pulling
Spanishacarreo, arrastre, tirón, transporte
Catalantragí, transport
Verbsdrawcause to move by pulling
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to move by pulling.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"draw a wagon"
Synonympull
NarrowerabductPull away from the body
adductDraw a limb towards the body
attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
dragPull, as against a resistance
haul, hale, cart, dragDraw slowly or heavily
pluck, tweak, pull off, pick offPull or pull out sharply
pluck, plunk, pickPull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
pull backMove to a rearward position
stretchPull in opposite directions
tugPull or strain hard at
twitchMove or pull with a sudden motion
winchPull or lift up with or as if with a winch
yank, jerkPull, or move with a sudden movement
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Oppositepush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Similar topullapply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
pull, drawCause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
Spanisharrastrar, estirar, tirar
Catalanarrossegar, estirar, tirar
Nounsdrawthe act of drawing or hauling / hauling something
drawingthe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGet or derive.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymreap
Broaderderive, gainObtain
Similar todrawelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
Spanishobtener
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake a mark or lines on a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"draw a line"
Synonymstrace, line, describe, delineate
Entailed bychalkWrite, draw, or trace with chalk
charcoalDraw, trace, or represent with charcoal
doodlemake a doodle
pencilWrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
NarrowercircumscribeDraw a line around
circumscribeTo draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
constructDraw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions
inscribeDraw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
writemark or trace on a surface
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Similar todrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
drawEngage in drawing
Spanishdelinear, dibujar, pintar, rayar, trazar
Catalancalcar, delinear, dibuixar, esbossar, traçar
Nounsdrawinga representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningmake, formulate, or derive in the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "I draw a line here"
  • "draw a conclusion"
  • "draw parallels"
Synonymmake
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Similar tomakecalculate as being
Spanishderivar, establecer, formular, hacer
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningBring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"draw a weapon"
Synonymspull, pull out, get out, take out
NarrowerunsheatheDraw from a sheath or scabbard
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar todraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, rip out, tear outRemove, usually with some force or effort
pulltake away
Spanishsacar
Catalantreure
Nounsdrawera boxlike container in a piece of furniture
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 6, creation
Meaningrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Draw me a horse"
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
NarrowercartoonDraw cartoons of
chalkWrite, draw, or trace with chalk
charcoalDraw, trace, or represent with charcoal
check, checker, chequermark into squares or draw squares on
crayonWrite, draw, or trace with a crayon
delineate, limn, outlinetrace the shape of
diagram, plotmake a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
doodlemake a doodle
pencilWrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
projectDraw a projection of
rulemark or draw with a ruler
shade, fill inrepresent the effect of shade or shadow on
sketch, chalk outmake a sketch of
Broaderrepresent, interpretcreate an image or likeness of
Similar totrace, draw, line, describe, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface
Spanishdibujar
Catalandibuixar
Nounsdraweran artist skilled at drawing
drawinga representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines
drawingan illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningtake liquid out of a container or well.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymtake out
Narrowerdeglycerolize, deglyceroliseRemove from glycerol
milkTake milk / milk from female mammals
pumpDraw or pour with a pump
rackDraw off from the lees
siphon, syphon, siphon offconvey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon
sluiceDraw through a sluice
suckdraw something in by or as if by a vacuum
tapDraw (liquor) from a tap
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
See alsodraw outdeduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning / meaning)
Similar todraw, pull, pull out, get out, take outBring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
drawAllow a draft
withdraw, draw, take out, draw offRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Spanishexprimir, extraer
Catalanexprémer, extraure, extreure
Nounsdrawingact of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid / liquid from a source
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 8, communication
MeaningGive a description of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsdescribe, depict
Narrowerdelineatedescribe in vivid detail
representdescribe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality
sketch, outline, adumbratedescribe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
Broaderset forth, expound, expositstate
Spanishbosquejar, describir, retratar
Catalandescriure, retratar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 9, cognition
Meaningselect or take in from a given group or region.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Nounsdrawa playing ... / playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
drawanything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 10, emotion
Meaningelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Similar toreap, drawGet or derive
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 11, consumption
Meaningsuck in or take (air).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "draw a deep breath"
  • "draw on a cigarette"
Synonymspuff, drag
Entailssmokeinhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
Broaderinhale, inspire, breathe inDraw in (air)
Spanishdar caladas
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 12, motion
MeaningMove or go steadily or gradually.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishdibujar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 13, possession
MeaningRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymswithdraw, take out, draw off
Narrowercheque, check outWithdraw money by writing a check
dipTake a small amount from
divert, hive offWithdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
divest, disinvestReduce or dispose of
overdrawDraw more money from than is available
tapDraw from or dip into to get something
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Oppositedeposit, bankput into a bank account
Similar todraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Spanishdibujar, quitar, retirar, sacar, suprimir
Catalanretirar, suprimir, traure, treure
Nounsdraweethe person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment
drawerthe person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 14, competition
Meaningchoose at random.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"draw a card"
Synonymcast
Broadermove, goHave a turn
Spanishechar, sacar
Nounsdrawa playing ... / playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
drawanything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
drawingplayers buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 15, creation
Meaningearn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymget
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broadereffect, effectuate, set upproduce
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 16, change
MeaningBring or lead someone to a certain action / action or condition.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "She was drawn to despair"
  • "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"
  • "The session was drawn to a close"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdibujar
Catalanincitar, portar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 17, motion
MeaningCause to flow.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar todrawCause to localize at one point
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 18, creation
MeaningWrite a legal document or paper.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
Broaderwrite, compose, pen, inditeproduce a literary work
See alsodraw upmake up plans or basic details for
Spanishredactar
Catalandelinear, dibuixar, esbossar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 19, creation
MeaningEngage in drawing.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"He spent the day drawing in the garden"
Broadercreatepursue a creative activity
Similar totrace, draw, line, describe, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface
Spanishdibujar
Catalandibuixar
Nounsdraweran artist skilled at drawing
drawingthe creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
drawingan illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 20, contact
MeaningMove or pull so as to cover or uncover something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "draw the shades"
  • "draw the curtains"
Broaderclose, shutMove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Spanishcorrer
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 21, stative
MeaningAllow a draft.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"This chimney draws very well"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar todraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Spanishtirar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 22, stative
Meaningrequire a specified depth for floating.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This boat draws 70 inches"
Broadernecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 23, social
MeaningPull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"
Synonymsquarter, draw and quarter
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishcuartear
Catalanquarterar, quarterejar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 24, motion
MeaningCause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonympull
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar topull, drawCause to move by pulling
Spanishconfiar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 25, contact
Meaningtake in, also metaphorically.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsabsorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, take in, take up
Narrowerblotdry (ink) with blotting paper
sponge upabsorb as if with a sponge
wipe up, mop up, mopTo wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
See alsodraw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
draw indraw in as if by suction
Spanishabsorber
Catalanabsorbir
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 26, contact
Meaningdirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsattract, pull, pull in, draw in
Narrowerbringattract the attention of
catch, arrest, getattract and fix
draw in, retractPull inward or towards a center
tugPull hard
Broaderpull, drawCause to move by pulling
Oppositerepel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat backCause to move back / back by force or influence
Similar tocurl up, curl, draw inshape one's body into a curl
draw in, retractPull inward or towards a center
Spanishatraer
Catalanatreure
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 27, contact
Meaningthread on or as if on a string.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsstring, thread
Narrowerbeadstring together like beads
wirestring on a wire
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Similar toguide, run, draw, passpass over, across, or through
Spanishencordar, enfilar, engarzar, enhebrar, ensartar
Catalanenfilar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 28, contact
MeaningStretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The archers were drawing their bows"
Synonympull back
BroaderstretchPull in opposite directions
Similar topull backMove to a rearward position
Spanishretirar, tirar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 29, contact
Meaningpass over, across, or through.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymsguide, run, pass
NarrowerrubMove over something with pressure
threadpass a thread through
threadpass through or into
Similar torun, leadCause something to pass or lead somewhere
string, thread, drawthread on or as if on a string
Spanishencaminar, guiar, pasar, recorrer
Catalanencaminar, guiar, passar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 30, competition
MeaningFinish a game / game / game with an equal number of points, goals, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymtie
Entailsplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Broaderequal, match, equalize, equalise, equatemake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
Spanishempatar
Catalanempatar
Nounsdrawthe finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 31, change
Meaningcontract.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Similar topucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knitTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds
Spanishcontraerse, encogerse
Catalancontraure
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 32, change
MeaningReduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"draw wire"
Broaderthinmake thin or thinner
Similar todrawflatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
drawsteep
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 33, change
Meaningsteep; pass through a strainer.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"draw pulp from the fruit"
Broadersteep, infuseLet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
Similar todrawReduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
Spanishextraer, prepararse, sacar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 34, change
MeaningRemove the entrails of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"draw a chicken"
Synonymsdisembowel, eviscerate
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdesentrañar, destripar
Catalanesbudellar, estripar
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 35, change
Meaningflatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"draw steel"
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Similar todrawReduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
English > draw: 45 senses > verb 36, body
MeaningCause to localize at one point.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Draw blood and pus"
Narrowersuppurate, matureCause to ripen and discharge pus
Broaderlocalize, localiserestrict something to a particular area
Similar todrawCause to flow

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