draw Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
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Meaning of "draw" in Essential American English Dictionary

draw

verb
 
/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 toward him.
draw near/close to become nearer in space or time: Her wedding is drawing nearer every day.
draw attention (to) to make someone notice something or someone: We think she wears those strange clothes to draw attention to herself.
draw the curtains to pull curtains open or closed
( also draw out) to take money from your bank account
(Definition of draw from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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