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Another word for draw

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Verb
  1. To exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

      1. To pull at vigorously or repeatedly:
      2. To move by pulling with great effort or exertion; drag:
      3. To tow by tugboat.
      1. To draw or pull behind by a chain or line:
      2. The act or an instance of towing:
      3. Something, such as a tugboat, that tows.
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To pull or drag forcibly:
      2. To transport, as with a truck or cart:
      3. To cause (oneself) to move, especially slowly or laboriously:
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
    See also:

    push

  2. To cause (a liquid) to flow in a steady stream.

    See also:

    move

  3. To remove (a liquid) by a steady, gradual process.

    See also:

    increase

  4. To obtain from another source

    See also:

    kin

  5. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To make magnetic.
      2. To attract, charm, or influence:
      1. Something that tempts or attracts with the promise of pleasure or reward:
      2. An attraction or appeal:
      3. A decoy used in catching animals, especially an artificial bait used in catching fish.
      1. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
      1. To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force:
      2. To arouse or compel the interest, admiration, or attention of:
      3. To possess or use the power of attraction.
      1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
      2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      3. A higher court's review of the correctness of a decision by a lower court.
      1. To attract with something desirable; entice:
      2. To be highly, often subtly attractive:
      3. The power to attract; enticement.
    See also:

    like

  6. To call forth or bring out (something latent, hidden, or unexpressed).

    See also:

    show

  7. To make as income or profit

      1. To give forth by a natural process, especially by cultivation:
      2. To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of:
      3. To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender:
      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To comprehend completely or correctly.
      2. To bring into reality; make real:
      3. To make realistic:
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
      2. To give (money) in exchange for goods or services:
      3. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. Exclusive of deductions; total:
      2. Unmitigated in any way; utter:
      3. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
      1. Free from clouds, mist, or haze:
      2. Not obscured or darkened; bright:
      3. Easily seen through; transparent:
      1. To introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.
      2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
      3. To earn money for a company or for the family.
    See also:

    money

  8. To arrive at (a conclusion) from evidence or reasoning

      1. To become aware of the nature and significance of; know or comprehend:
      2. To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
      3. To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
      1. To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration:
      2. To hear and decide on in a court of law:
      3. To pass sentence on; condemn.
      1. To conclude from evidence or by reasoning:
      2. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
      3. To indicate indirectly; imply.
      1. To collect from different places; assemble:
      2. To cause to come together; convene:
      3. To draw (something or someone) closer to oneself:
      1. To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
      2. To derive by deduction; deduce.
      3. To take away a desirable part:
      1. To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
      2. To infer from a general principle; reason deductively:
      3. To trace the origin or derivation of.
      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
    See also:

    reason

Noun
  1. The act of drawing or pulling a load

      1. The act of drawing or pulling, especially the drawing of a vehicle or load over a surface by motor power.
      2. The condition of being drawn or pulled.
      3. Pulling power, as of a draft animal or engine.
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To pull or drag forcibly:
      2. To transport, as with a truck or cart:
      3. To cause (oneself) to move, especially slowly or laboriously:
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.
    See also:

    push

  2. An inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

      1. To come into contact with forcefully; strike:
      2. To cause to come into contact:
      3. To deal a blow to:
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. A short forceful exhalation of breath.
      2. A short sudden gust of wind.
      3. A brief sudden emission of air, vapor, or smoke.
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
    See also:

    breath

  3. The power or quality of attracting

    See also:

    like

  4. A dominating position, as in a conflict

    See also:

    over

  5. An equality of scores, votes, or performances in a contest

      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. A situation in which one force or party neutralizes or counterbalances the other and further action is prevented; a standstill:
      2. A tie or draw, as in a contest.
      1. A situation in which further action is blocked; a deadlock.
      2. A drawing position in chess in which the king, although not in check, can move only into check and no other piece can move.
      3. To bring into a stalemate.
      1. A standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions.
      2. A tied score.
      3. A failure or inability to proceed due to two programs or devices both requiring a response from the other before completing an operation.
      1. A race in which two or more contestants compete evenly or finish at the same time.
      2. A political campaign or other contest that is so close that it is impossible to predict the winner.
    See also:

    same

Idioms:

    draw back

  1. To move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

  2. draw in

  3. To pull back in

  4. draw in

  5. To involve (someone) in an activity

  6. draw up

  7. To devise and set down

Another word for draw

Verb
  1. To move an object

  2. To make a likeness by drawing

      1. To draw or sketch aimlessly, especially when preoccupied.
      2. To kill time; dawdle.
      3. To draw (figures) while preoccupied.
      1. (intransitive) To leave a place quickly or briefly.
      2. (idiomatic) To write quickly or informally.
      1. A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
      2. A graphic representation of an algebraic or geometric relationship.
      3. A chart or graph.
      1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
      2. Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation.
      3. The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
      1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
      2. An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
      3. A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
      1. A drawing consisting of the outline of something, especially a human profile, filled in with a solid color.
      2. An outline that appears dark against a light background.
      3. To cause to be seen as a silhouette; outline:
      1. A side view of an object or structure, especially of the human head.
      2. A representation of an object or structure seen from the side.
      3. An outline of an object.
      1. A print produced by lithography.
      2. To produce by lithography.
      1. A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect.
      2. The art of creating such representations.
      3. A grotesque imitation or misrepresentation:
      1. To carve, cut, or etch into a material:
      2. To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into:
      3. To carve, cut, or etch into a block or surface used for printing.
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. To describe or depict by painting or drawing.
      2. To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate:
      3. To describe or portray in words.
      1. To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment:
      2. To give or make available; provide:
      3. To give in return or by obligation:
      1. A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface.
      2. A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen:
      3. A vivid or realistic verbal description:
      1. To clarify or explain, as by the use of examples or comparisons:
      2. To serve as an example or clarification of:
      3. To provide (a text) with explanatory or decorative images:
      1. To have as a meaning, suggestion, or association; stand for or symbolize:
      2. To indicate or communicate by signs or symbols:
      3. To depict in art; portray:
      1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. A narrow, generally cylindrical implement for writing, drawing, or marking, consisting of a thin rod of graphite, colored wax, or similar substance encased in wood or held in a mechanical holder.
      2. Something shaped or used like a pencil, especially a narrow medicated or cosmetic stick:
      3. A style or technique in drawing or delineating.
      1. A stick of colored wax, charcoal, or chalk, used for drawing.
      2. A drawing made with one of these sticks.
      3. To draw, color, or decorate with a stick of colored wax, charcoal, or chalk.
      1. To cut into the surface of (glass, for example) by the action of acid, especially by coating the surface with wax or another protective layer and drawing lines with a needle and then using the acid to form the lines on the unprotected parts of the surface.
      2. To make or create by this method:
      3. To draw or write by cutting or scraping:
      1. To set forth in words; state:
      2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      3. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.
      1. To give an account of in speech or writing:
      2. To convey an idea or impression of; characterize:
      3. To represent pictorially; depict:
      1. To draw or depict:
      2. To describe or characterize in words:
      3. To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
      1. To depict or represent pictorially; make a picture of:
      2. To describe or represent in words:
      3. To describe or depict in a certain way:
      1. To represent in a picture or sculpture:
      2. To represent in words; describe:
      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
    See also:

    paint

  3. To lure

      1. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire: