Meaning of “draw sth out” in the English Dictionary

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"draw sth out" in British English

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draw sth out

phrasal verb with draw uk /drɔː/ us /drɑː/ verb drew, drawn

to cause something to last longer than is usual or necessary:

The director drew the meeting out for another hour.

(Definition of “draw sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"draw sth out" in Business English

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draw sth out

phrasal verb with draw uk /drɔː/ us verb [ T ] drew, drawn

BANKING to get money from a bank or an account so that you can use it:

The bank allows us to draw out £500 a week.

(Definition of “draw sth out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)