Translation of "draw" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /drɔː/ us /drɔ/ 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

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


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

England drew 2–2 against Italy.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /drɔː/ us /drɔ/

UK a situation in which each team in a game has equal points and neither side wins

The result was a draw.

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