Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Portuguese translation of “draw”

See all translations

draw

verb
 
/drɔː/ ( past tense drew, past participle drawn)
A1 to make a picture with a pen or pencil
desenhar
She drew a picture of a tree.
to attract someone to a place or person
atrair
He’s an excellent speaker who always draws a crowd.
to move somewhere, usually in a vehicle
mover-se
The train drew into the station.
to pull something or someone in a particular direction
puxar
He took her hand and drew her towards him.
draw near/close to become nearer in space or time
aproximar-se
Her wedding is drawing nearer every day.
draw attention to someone/something to make someone notice something or someone
atrair a atenção para alguém/algo
We think she wears those strange clothes to draw attention to herself.
draw the curtains to pull curtains open or closed
abrir/fechar as cortinas
( also draw out) to take money from your bank account
sacar
UK to finish a game or competition with each team or player having the same score
empatar
England drew 2–2 against Italy.
(Definition of draw from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “draw” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More