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Spanish translation of “draw”


verb /droː/ (past tense drew /druː/, past participle drawn)
to make a picture or pictures (of), usually with a pencil, crayons etc During his stay in hospital he drew a great deal Shall I draw a cow? to pull along, out or towards oneself She drew the child towards her He drew a gun suddenly and fired All water had to be drawn from a well The cart was drawn by a pony. to move (towards or away from someone or something) The car drew away from the kerb Christmas is drawing closer. to play (a game) in which neither side wins The match was drawn 1-1. to obtain (money) from a fund, bank etc Now he’s retired, he draws a pension. to open or close (curtains).
She drew the curtains.
to attract She was trying to draw my attention to something. drawing noun (the art of making) a picture made with a pencil, crayon etc the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci I am no good at drawing. drawn adjective (of curtains) pulled together or closed
The curtains were drawn, although it was still daylight.
(of a game etc) neither won nor lost a drawn match. (of a blade etc) pulled out of its sheath a drawn sword. (of a person) strained and tired His face was pale and drawn.
drawback noun a disadvantage There are several drawbacks to his plan. drawbridge noun a bridge (at the entrance to a castle) which can be pulled up or let down.
puente levadizo
drawing pin noun (American thumbtack) a pin with a broad, flat head used for fastening paper to a board etc. drawstring noun a cord threaded through the top of a bag etc for closing it. draw a blank to be unsuccessful in a search, inquiry etc.
seguir sin saber algo
I tried to find the book in the library, but drew a blank.
draw a conclusion from to come to a conclusion after thinking about (what one has learned) Don’t draw any hasty conclusions from what I’ve said! draw in (of a car etc) to come to a halt at the side of the road. draw the line to fix a limit especially for what one is prepared to do.
decir basta (a algo)
draw/cast lots to decide who is to do etc something by drawing names out of a box etc
sortear, echar (algo) a suerte
Five of us drew lots for the two concert tickets.
draw off to pour out (liquid) from a large container The barman drew off a pint of beer. draw on to use (money, strength, memory etc) as a source I’ll have to draw on my savings. draw on to pull on
meterse, ponerse
He drew on his gloves.
to come nearer
meterse, ponerse
Night drew on.
draw out to take (money) from a bank I drew out $40 yesterday. to make longer We drew out the journey as much as we could but we still arrived early. (of a car etc) to move into the middle of the road from the side. draw up (of a car etc) to stop We drew up outside their house. to arrange in an acceptable form or order They drew up the soldiers in line The solicitor drew up a contract for them to sign. to move closer Draw up a chair! to extend (oneself) into an upright position He drew himself up to his full height. long drawn out going on for a long time The meeting was long drawn out a long-drawn-out meeting/scream.
(Definition of draw from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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