Translation of "draw" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /drɔː/ (past tense drew, past participle drawn)

A1 to make a picture with a pen or pencil

She drew a picture of a tree.

to attract someone to a place or person

He’s an excellent speaker who always draws a crowd.

to move somewhere, usually in a vehicle

The train drew into the station.

to pull something or someone in a particular direction

He took her hand and drew her towards him.
draw near/close

to become nearer in space or time

Her wedding is drawing nearer every day.
draw attention to someone/something

to make someone notice something or someone

We think she wears those strange clothes to draw attention to herself.
draw the curtains

to pull curtains open or closed


(also draw out) to take money from your bank account


UK to finish a game or competition with each team or player having the same score

(試合)を引き分けにする, 引き分けになる
England drew 2–2 against Italy.

(Translation of “draw” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)