HyperDic: draw_up

English > 5 senses of the expression draw up:
VERBsocialdraw upform or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers
motiondraw up, pull up, straighten upstraighten oneself
motiondraw up, pull upcause (a vehicle) to stop
cognitiondraw up, frame, composemake up plans or basic details for
motiondraw up, pull up, haul upcome to a halt after driving somewhere
English > draw up: 5 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningform or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderform, organize, organisecreate (as an entity)
English > draw up: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningstraighten oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymspull up, straighten up
Broaderstraightenget up from a sitting or slouching position
Spanishenderezarse, erguirse, estirarse, pararse
English > draw up: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause (a vehicle) to stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympull up
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
BroaderstopCause to stop
Similar todraw up, pull up, haul upCome to a halt after driving somewhere
Spanishpararse
English > draw up: 5 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningMake up plans or basic details for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsframe, compose
Broaderplanmake plans for something
See alsodrawwrite a legal document or paper
Spanishcomponer, integrar, perfilar
Catalanintegrar
English > draw up: 5 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningCome to a halt after driving somewhere.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymspull up, haul up
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
Broaderstop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Similar todraw up, pull upCause (a vehicle) to stop

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