draw

  • 1 draw — (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear, carry, D.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 draw — [drɔː ǁ drɒː] verb drew PASTTENSE [druː] drawn PASTPART [drɔːn ǁ drɒːn] [transitive] BANKING 1. also draw out to take money from your bank account …

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  • 3 Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …

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  • 4 draw — [drô] vt. drew, drawn, drawing [ME drawen < OE dragan, akin to ON draga, to drag, Ger tragen, to bear, carry < IE base * dherāgh , to pull, draw along > L trahere, to pull, draw] I indicating traction 1. to make move toward one or along… …

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  • 5 draw — vb drew, drawn, draw·ing vt 1: to compose by random selection draw a jury 2: to take (money) from a place of deposit 3: to write and sign (a draft) in due form for use in making a demand draw a check …

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  • 6 Draw — Draw, draws or drawn may refer to: The act of drawing, or making an image with a writing utensil A part of many card games A part of a lottery Wire drawing Draw (terrain), terrain feature similar to a valley (but smaller) formed by two parallel… …

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  • 7 draw — draw; draw·ee; draw·er; draw·man; re·draw; re·draw·er; un·draw; with·draw; with·draw·able; with·draw·al; with·draw·er; with·draw·ment; with·draw·ing·ness; …

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  • 8 draw — ► VERB (past drew; past part. drawn) 1) produce (a picture or diagram) by making lines and marks on paper. 2) produce (a line) on a surface. 3) pull or drag (a vehicle) so as to make it follow behind. 4) pull or move in a specified direction. 5)… …

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  • 9 draw — vb drag, *pull, tug, tow, haul, hale Analogous words: *bring, fetch: *attract, allure: *lure, entice: extract, elicit, evoke, *educe Contrasted words: see those at DRAG …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 draw on — (of a period of time) approach its end. → draw draw on suck smoke from (a cigarette or pipe). → draw draw on use as a resource: → draw …

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  • 11 draw — [n] tie in competition dead end*, dead heat*, deadlock, even steven*, photo finish*, stalemate, standoff, tie; concept 706 draw [v1] move something by pulling attract, bring, carry, convey, cull, draft, drag, drain, educe, elicit, evoke, extract …

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  • 12 Draw! — Directed by Steven Hilliard Stern Produced by Ronald I. Cohen Written by Stanley Mann Starring Kirk Douglas …

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  • 13 draw — drȯ vb, drew drü drawn drȯn draw·ing vt 1) to cause to move toward or localize in a surface <using a poultice to draw inflammation to a head> esp to cause (an unwanted element) to depart (as from the body or a lesion) <this will help… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 draw — s.n. (Sport) Meci terminat la scor egal; rezultat de egalitate în încheierea partidei. [pron. drau, pl. uri. / < engl. draw]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.02.2005. Sursa: DN  DRAW DRAU/ s. n. 1. meci terminat la scor egal; rezultat de egalitate …

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  • 15 draw up — {v.} 1. To write (something) in its correct form; put in writing. * /The rich man had his lawyers draw up his will so that each of his children would receive part of his money when he died./ 2. To plan or prepare; begin to write out. * /The two… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16 draw up — {v.} 1. To write (something) in its correct form; put in writing. * /The rich man had his lawyers draw up his will so that each of his children would receive part of his money when he died./ 2. To plan or prepare; begin to write out. * /The two… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17 Draw — Draw, n. 1. The act of drawing; draught. [1913 Webster] 2. A lot or chance to be drawn. [1913 Webster] 3. the act of drawing a lot or chance. The luck of the draw. [PJC] 3. A drawn game or battle, etc; a tied game; a tie. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 draw up — draw (yourself) up to make yourself stand straight. He drew himself up and stood by the window, thinking over what I had just said. Usage notes: sometimes draw yourself up to your full height: She drew herself up to her full height and told me… …

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  • 19 draw up — (something) to prepare an agreement or other document in writing. The lawyers drew up a contract over the weekend. After they draw everything up we ll have a chance to read and correct it …

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  • 20 draw in — ► draw in (of successive days) become shorter because of the changing seasons. Main Entry: ↑draw …

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