Translation of "attract" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈtrækt/ us /əˈtrækt/

B1 to make people come to a place or do a particular thing

The museum attracts more than 300,000 visitors a year.
attract attention, interest, etc.

B1 to cause people to pay attention, be interested, etc.

atraer atención, suscitar interés, etc.
Her ideas have attracted a lot of attention.

to cause someone to be interested, especially sexually

So what attracted you to Joe in the first place?
I was attracted to him straight away.

When something such as a magnet attracts something else, it pulls it towards it.

Magnets attract iron filings. atraer

(Translation of “attract” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈtrӕkt/

to cause (someone or something) to come towards

A magnet attracts iron
I tried to attract her attention.

to arouse (someone’s) liking or interest

What was it that attracted you to him?
attraction /-ʃən/ noun

the act or power of attracting

magnetic attraction.

something that attracts

The attractions of the hotel include a golf course.
attractive /-tiv/ adjective

pleasant and good- looking

an attractive girl
She was young and attractive.

likeable; tempting

atrayente; interesante
She has an attractive personality
He found the proposition attractive.
attractively adverb

de manera atractiva
an attractively decorated dining room.
attractiveness noun

atracción; atractivo
the attractiveness of the company as an employer.

(Translation of “attract” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)