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  • EN [ drɔː]
  • US [ drɔː]

English definition


  • 1. a gully that is shallower than a ravine

  • 2. an entertainer who attracts large audiences;

    • "he was the biggest drawing card they had"
  • 3. the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided;

    • "the game ended in a draw"
    • "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"
  • 4. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random;

    • "the luck of the draw"
    • "they drew lots for it"
  • 5. a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack;

    • "he got a pair of kings in the draw"
  • 6. a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer;

    • "he tooks lessons to cure his hooking"
  • 7. (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

  • 8. poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer;

    • "he played only draw and stud"
  • 9. the act of drawing or hauling something;

    • "the haul up the hill went very slowly"


  • 1. cause to move along the ground by pulling;

    • "draw a wagon"
    • "pull a sled"
  • 2. get or derive;

    • "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
  • 3. make a mark or lines on a surface;

    • "draw a line"
    • "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
  • 4. make, formulate, or derive in the mind;

    • "I draw a line here"
    • "draw a conclusion"
    • "draw parallels"
    • "make an estimate"
    • "What do you make of his remarks?"
  • 5. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover;

    • "draw a weapon"
    • "pull out a gun"
    • "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
  • 6. represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface;

    • "She drew an elephant"
    • "Draw me a horse"
  • 7. take liquid out of a container or well;

    • "She drew water from the barrel"
  • 8. give a description of;

    • "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
  • 9. select or take in from a given group or region;

    • "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
  • 10. elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.;

    • "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"
    • "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"
  • 11. suck in or take (air);

    • "draw a deep breath"
    • "draw on a cigarette"
  • 12. move or go steadily or gradually;

    • "The ship drew near the shore"
  • 13. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source);

    • "She drew $2,000 from the account"
    • "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
  • 14. choose at random;

    • "draw a card"
    • "cast lots"
  • 15. in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher;

    • "He drew a base on balls"
  • 16. bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition;

    • "She was drawn to despair"
    • "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"
    • "The session was drawn to a close"
  • 17. cause to flow;

    • "The nurse drew blood"
  • 18. write a legal document or paper;

    • "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
  • 19. engage in drawing;

    • "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
  • 20. move or pull so as to cover or uncover something;

    • "draw the shades"
    • "draw the curtains"
  • 21. allow a draft;

    • "This chimney draws very well"
  • 22. require a specified depth for floating;

    • "This boat draws 70 inches"
  • 23. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him;

    • "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"
  • 24. take in, also metaphorically;

    • "The sponge absorbs water well"
    • "She drew strength from the minister's words"
  • 25. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes;

    • "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"
    • "The ad pulled in many potential customers"
    • "This pianist pulls huge crowds"
    • "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
  • 26. thread on or as if on a string;

    • "string pearls on a string"
    • "the child drew glass beads on a string"
    • "thread dried cranberries"
  • 27. pull back the sling of (a bow);

    • "The archers were drawing their bows"
  • 28. guide or pass over something;

    • "He ran his eyes over her body"
    • "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"
    • "He drew her hair through his fingers"
  • 29. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;

    • "The teams drew a tie"
  • 30. contract;

    • "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"
  • 31. reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die;

    • "draw wire"
  • 32. steep; pass through a strainer;

    • "draw pulp from the fruit"
  • 33. remove the entrails of;

    • "draw a chicken"
  • 34. flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching;

    • "draw steel"
  • 35. cause to localize at one point;

    • "Draw blood and pus"

Example sentences

  • This old man's tooth draw easily.

  • We should draw a moral from the startling fact.

  • He is fast on the draw.

  • The debater was quick on the draw.

  • He is quick on the draw.

  • The days begin to draw in after the summer solstice.

  • The stove doesn't draw well.

  • We must draw a clear distinction between ourselves and the enemy.

  • Corrupt officials always try to draw the curtain over their corruption.

  • Draw out the wire until it is very thin.

  • They draw the nude figure with careful anatomy.

  • Can you draw the curtains apart?

  • I shall have to draw out some more money to pay all these people.

  • Let the tea stand a while to draw flavour.

  • Draw the plan on a grid.

  • Neither side can draw back from the agreement once the contract is signed.

  • Don't draw in your horns.

  • The two ships draw level.

  • I'm getting short of money. I have to draw in my expenditure.

  • We'll notify her to draw up a contract.

  • True eccentrics never deliberately set out to draw attention to themselves.

  • We cannot believe him because he used to draw the long bow.

  • We have orders to draw off our forces.

  • Trouble can draw forth a person's best qualities.

  • We need a win — a draw won't do at all.

  • They agreed to draw up a formal agreement.

  • As a child she learned to draw by tracing pictures out of her mother's old storybooks.

  • Draw up a scale floor plan on squared paper, marking in the door opening and windows.

Phrase collocation

  • draw a bead on

  • draw blood

    cause someone to bleed, especially in the course of a fight

    • the blow drew blood from the corner of his mouth.

    • she knew she'd drawn blood when the smile faded from his face.

  • draw someone's fire

    attract hostile criticism away from a more important target

    • the concession will go some way to draw the fire of the government's critics.

  • draw the line at

    set a limit of what one is willing to do or accept, beyond which one will not go

    • she drew the line at prostitution.

  • draw lots

    • she drew the line at prostitution.

  • draw the short straw

    • she drew the line at prostitution.

  • draw stumps

    (Cricket)take the stumps out of the ground at close of play

  • quick on the draw

    very fast in taking one's gun from its holster

  • draw in

    (of successive days) become shorter because of the changing seasons

    (of a day) approach its end

    (of successive evenings or nights) start earlier because of the changing seasons

    • the nights were drawing in fast.

  • draw something on

    put an item of clothing on

    • he drew on his dressing gown.

  • draw someone out

    gently or subtly persuade someone to talk or become more expansive

    • she drew me out and flattered me.

  • draw something out

    make something last longer

    • the transition was long and drawn out.

  • draw something up

    prepare a plan, proposal, agreement, or other document in detail

    • they instructed an attorney to draw up a sales agreement.

  • draw oneself up

    make oneself stand in a stiffly upright manner

    • Sarah drew herself up, full of indignation that he should presume to judge her.

Synonym discrimination

  • drag, draw, pull, haul, tug, tow, jerk


Meaning of draw

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