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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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