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Synonyms for draw

pull

close

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part

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withdraw

draw on or upon something

draw someone out

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  • persuade someone to talk
  • put someone at their ease

draw something out

draw up

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Synonyms for draw

to exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

to cause (a liquid) to flow in a steady stream

to remove (a liquid) by a steady, gradual process

to obtain from another source

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

to call forth or bring out (something latent, hidden, or unexpressed)

to arrive at (a conclusion) from evidence or reasoning

draw back: to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

draw in: to pull back in

draw in: to involve (someone) in an activity

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draw up: to devise and set down

the act of drawing or pulling a load

an inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

an equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest

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a gully that is shallower than a ravine

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an entertainer who attracts large audiences

the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided

anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random

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a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack

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a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

(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

poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer

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the act of drawing or hauling something

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get or derive

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make a mark or lines on a surface

make, formulate, or derive in the mind

bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

select or take in from a given group or region

elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.

suck in or take (air)

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move or go steadily or gradually

choose at random

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earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher

bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition

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cause to flow

write a legal document or paper

engage in drawing

move or pull so as to cover or uncover something

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allow a draft

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require a specified depth for floating

pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him

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cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense

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direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

thread on or as if on a string

stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)

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pass over, across, or through

finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.

reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die

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steep

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remove the entrails of

flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching

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cause to localize at one point

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The former home secretary, pictured, will spearhead Labour's assault on Chancellor George Osborne's spending cuts after Mr Miliband drew back from appointing either Ed Balls or his wife Yvette Cooper.
Concentrating on the shot instead of the antlers, Dean drew back his Heyt Katera and made a great shot at just under 20 yards.
WAKEFIELD coach John Kear has revealed the Giants rejected a player-exchange deal that would have taken hooker Brad Drew back to the Galpharm Stadium.
But that's what happened to one Rhoose resident this week when he drew back the curtains and saw this splendid bird on the grass.
While Hughes had several romantic relationships with women and who sometimes portrayed himself as unlucky in love, he always drew back rather deliberately from these relationships when marriage became a possibility.
When she saw the great distance to the ground below, she panicked and drew back into the room.
Lodi police, she said, had tried to stop Usrey for speeding there, but drew back for safety reasons after he was clocked driving up to 120 mph on surface streets.
Dennis stood and drew back on him, practicing for the bigger one he knew was in the area.
SALTIRES last night drew back from signing up Sri Lankan cricket star Sanath Jayasuriya - and insisted Rahul Dravid is their No.
One morning, Shirley drew back her curtains to find over thirty people in her garden waiting for her to awake so she could work on them, so she decided to teach others to do this form of healing.
JIM BOLGER drew back the years when saddling Margarula to spring a 33-1 surprise and deny the oddson favourite Quarter Moon in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh.
At several points and in small ways Herklotz distinguishes his account from theirs, But there is a certain hesitation here, as if the author realized that he was on to something even bigger than Cassiano, and drew back.
She drew back her fist and punched her in the stomach, very hard.
THE government today drew back from an immediate Commons confrontation with would-be rebels on its own side over cuts in disability benefits.
The market surged sharply higher this morning following the release of positive employment news, but then drew back from its highs as traders began to contemplate the likelihood a sooner rather than later interest-rate hike.