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Synonyms for attract

Synonyms for attract

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

to arouse the interest and attention of

Synonyms for attract

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

exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away

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Aside from the obvious benefit of attracting more able African-American students, the additional course credits will improve preparation for professional practice.
Business growth puts the challenges of attracting and retaining talented people at centre stage," said Keith Tipson, Vice President Human Resources at Acergy.
Clearly, Brooklyn is succeeding in attracting Manhattan buyers by offering value and spacious condominiums at extremely competitive prices.
Attracting the good bugs to your yard is as simple as cultivating a wide array of plants.
In particular, this has meant success in attracting retail and service industries.
The AICPA's recruiting efforts are aimed at attracting bright students rather than large numbers of students; the number of accounting graduates should satisfy the profession's needs for the foreseeable future.
These set us apart from other celebrity and community management companies and remain key factors in attracting clients.
The lure of small towns as a place to relocate is a win-win situation," says Jack Schultz, whose own town is depicted in the book as a community that rebounded from lean times to prosperity by attracting such companies as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Krispy Kreme and Bunge Foods.
Herb Lemmons, who has worked to bring federal funds to San Diego, was quoted as saying that Los Angeles has an undisciplined approach to attracting and distributing federal funds.
It's to allow them to make themselves known and ultimately if it works out, it could involve the opportunity for increased exports and attracting investment to the Sudbury Region.
The search for biodegradable polymers is attracting much commercial interest, says biochemist Barry Marrs of Kennett Square, Pa.
Omeris' program will focus on attracting companies to Ohio's greatest areas of technological strength in the biosciences, including cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, medical polymers, bioinformatics, and agricultural biosciences.
LANCASTER - With the potential of attracting 1,500 jobs, Lancaster and Los Angeles County are planning to extend the runway at Fox Field to attract new businesses, including the possibility of landing a major international aircraft maintenance and repair company.
The UnConvention Center recently hosted successful fashion, accessories, gift and computer industry trade shows and exhibits, attracting thousands of national and international artists, designers and business people to New York City.
In such a setting, a magnetic field can induce quantum effects that push the electrons into bunches, as if they were attracting each other, leaving gaps elsewhere.