HyperDic: draw_close

English > 3 senses of the expression draw close:
VERBcontactdraw close, cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzlemove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
motiondraw close, approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, come nearmove towards
contactdraw closepull towards oneself
English > draw close: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningMove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle
Broadercling to, hold close, hold tight, clutchhold firmly, usually with one's hands
Similar todraw closePull towards oneself
nestle, snugglePosition comfortably
Spanishabrazarse, abrazar, acomodarse, acurrucarse, arrimarse, estrecharse
Catalanabraçar, acostar-se, arrambar-se
English > draw close: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove towards.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsapproach, near, come on, go up, draw near, come near
Entailsadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Narrowerbear down on, bear down uponSail towards another vessel, of a ship
closedraw near
drive upapproach while driving
edge in, edge upPush one's way into (a space)
push, crowdapproach a certain age or speed
Broadercome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Similar toapproach, come nearcome near in time
Spanishabordar, acercarse, acercar, acostar, aproximarse, aproximar, encarar, subir, venir
Catalanabordar, acostar-se, acostar, apropar-se, aproximar, encarar, venir
English > draw close: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningPull towards oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderpullapply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
Similar tocuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw closeMove or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

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