HyperDic: draw_in

English > 6 senses of the expression draw in:
VERBcontactdraw in, retractpull inward or towards a center
contactdraw in, attract, pull, pull in, drawdirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
motiondraw in, curl up, curlshape one's body into a curl
motiondraw in, close inadvance or converge on
motiondraw in, pull in, get in, move inof trains
contactdraw in, suck indraw in as if by suction
English > draw in: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPull inward or towards a center.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymretract
Narrowerinvaginate, introvertFold inwards
Broaderattract, pull, pull in, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Similar toattract, pull, pull in, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Spanishretraerse
English > draw in: 6 senses > verb 2, 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
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
See alsodrawtake in, also metaphorically
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 in: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningshape one's body into a curl.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscurl up, curl
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Similar toattract, pull, pull in, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
English > draw in: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningAdvance or converge on.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymclose in
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Similar topull in, get in, move in, draw inOf trains
Spanishacercarse a, dirigirse a
English > draw in: 6 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningOf trains; move into (a station).
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymspull in, get in, move in
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Oppositepull out, get outMove out or away
Similar toclose in, draw inAdvance or converge on
Spanisharribar, entrar, hacer su llegada, ingresar, llegar
Catalanarribar
English > draw in: 6 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningdraw in as if by suction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsuck in
Broaderhollow, hollow out, core outRemove the interior of
See alsodrawtake in, also metaphorically
Similar toaspirate, draw out, suck outRemove as if by suction

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