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draw meaning

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Synonyms of "draw""draw" in a sentence
  • Verb: draw (drew,drawn)  dro
    1. Cause to move by pulling
      "draw a wagon"
    Noun: draw  dro
    1. A gully that is shallower than a ravine 
    2. An entertainer who attracts large audiences
      - drawing card, attraction, attractor, attracter 
    3. The finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
      "the game ended in a draw"
      - standoff, tie 
    4. Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
      "the luck of the draw"
      - lot 
    5. A playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
      "he got a pair of kings in the draw" 
    6. A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
      - hook, hooking 
    7. (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage
      - draw play 
    8. Poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
      "he played only draw and stud"
      - draw poker 
    9. The act of drawing or hauling something
      - haul, haulage

    Sounds like: drawer

    Derived forms: draws, drew, drawn, drawing

    See also: draw in, draw out, draw up, drawee, drawer, drawing

    Type of: alter, arouse, arrange, ask, be, breathe in, call for, change, change form, change shape, choose, close, compose, create, create by mental act, create mentally, deform, demand, derive, displace, effect, effectuate, elicit, enkindle, entertainer, equal, equalise [Brit], equalize, equate, evoke, exposit, expound, finish, fire, form, gain, go, golf shot, golf stroke, gulley, gully, indite [archaic], infuse, inhale, inspire, interpret, involve, kill, kindle, localise [Brit], localize, locomote, mark, match, modify, move, necessitate, need, object, pen, physical object, pick out, playing card, poker, poker game, postulate, provoke, pull, pulling, raise, remove, represent, require, run, running, running game, running play, select, set forth, set up, shape, shut, steep, stretch, swing, take, take away, thin, travel, withdraw, write

    Encyclopedia: Draw

  • [British slang]
    Noun. Cannabis or marijuana. Also phrased as a draw. E.g."Ere mate, have you got a draw? I need something to help me sleep.”

  • [Business]
    verb, noun

    verb [+ obj] (drew // drawn //)

    1 (Finance ) draw sth out (of sth) | draw sth from sth

    to take money from a bank account:

    He's gone to the bank to draw out some money.

    to draw $500 from/out of an account

    You can use your credit card to draw cash from an ATM.


    2 (Finance ) (often be drawn)

    to write out a cheque or bill of exchange:

    Please draw cheques in favour of'Highland Glassware'.

    The cheque was drawn on his personal account.

    We only accept cheques in Australian dollars drawn on Australian banks.

    3 Finance

    to receive a regular income or a pension:

    He draws a €40 000 salary.

    The number of people drawing a pension has increased.

    They drew a total of $1 500 a month as living expenses.



    draw sth down; draw down (especially AmE)

    to reduce a supply of sth that has been created over a period of time; to be reduced:

    There are many life events that can unexpectedly draw down savings.

    If we don't cut costs, our reserves will draw down.

    Companies are more likely to meet demand by increased production rather than by drawing down stocks.


    draw sth down (from sth); draw down on sth (especially AmE) (BrE usually draw) (Finance )

    to take money from a fund that a bank, etc. has made available:

    The company has already drawn down €600 million of its €725 million credit line.

    They can draw down on the loan at any time.

    If you draw down income from your pension investment too quickly, it may not last long enough.

    The group was forced to draw down its emergency bank facilities.

    DRAWDOWN (2)

    draw sth from sth

    to get sth from a particular source:

    The country draws most of its revenue from exports.

    draw on/upon sth

    to start using a supply of sth that has been created over a period of time:

    Countries may be forced to draw on their oil reserves.

    I'll have to draw on my savings.


    draw sth out (Finance )

    = DRAW (1)

    draw sth up

    to make or write sth that needs careful thought or planning:

    to draw up a plan/list/contract

    noun [C]


    a person, a thing or an event that attracts a lot of people:

    Picture messaging on cellphones will be a big draw for consumers.

    2 [usually sing.] (especially AmE)

    the act of using part of a supply that has been created over a period of time, especially a supply of oil or gas; the amount that is used:

    Increased use of oil by refineries accounted for some, but not all, of the stock draw.

    Analysts expected a 1.25 million barrel draw for the week.

  • [Medicine]
    vb drew drawn draw·ing vt
    1 : to cause to move toward or localize in a surface ‹using a poultice to draw inflammation to a head›; esp : to cause (an unwanted element) to depart (as from the body or a lesion) ‹this will help draw the poison›
    2 : INHALE ‹she drew a deep breath›
    3 : to remove the viscera of : EVISCERATE
    ¦ vi
    1 : to cause local congestion : induce blood or other body fluid to localize at a particular point : be effective as a blistering agent or counterirritant —used of a poultice and comparable means of medication
    2 of a lesion : to become localized —used in the phrase draw to a head
  • My long labor draws to a close.
  • We will draw on you for the expenses.
  • I thought i'd draw the money on friday.
  • He thought it would be cowardly to draw back.
  • All who draw the sword will die by the sword.
  • It is inappropriate to draw such a parallel.
  • Nothing remains but to draw the moral.
  • Can i draw $ 50 from my account?
  • Let the tea stand a while to draw flavour.
  • He draws his chair back apologetically.
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