Definitions of draw

The word draw uses 4 letters:adrw.

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v. t. - To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow. 2

v. t. - To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce. 2

v. t. - To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc. 2

v. t. - To pull from a sheath, as a sword. 2

v. t. - To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive. 2

v. t. - To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive. 2

v. t. - To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank. 2

v. t. - To take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize. 2

v. t. - To select by the drawing of lots. 2

v. t. - To remove the contents of 2

v. t. - To drain by emptying; to suck dry. 2

v. t. - To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal. 2

v. t. - To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave. 2

v. t. - To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire. 2

v. t. - To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface; hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or picture. 2

v. t. - To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to represent by words; to depict; to describe. 2

v. t. - To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange. 2

v. t. - To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating; -- said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a ship draws ten feet of water. 2

v. t. - To withdraw. 2

v. t. - To trace by scent; to track; -- a hunting term. 2

v. i. - To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. 2

v. i. - To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well. 2

v. i. - To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement. 2

v. i. - To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; -- said of a blister, poultice, etc. 2

v. i. - To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc. 2

v. i. - To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword. 2

v. i. - To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures. 2

v. i. - To become contracted; to shrink. 2

v. i. - To move; to come or go; literally, to draw one's self; -- with prepositions and adverbs; as, to draw away, to move off, esp. in racing, to get in front; to obtain the lead or increase it; to draw back, to retreat; to draw level, to move up even (with another); to come up to or overtake another; to draw off, to retire or retreat; to draw on, to advance; to draw up, to form in array; to draw near, nigh, or towards, to approach; to draw together, to come together, to collect. 2

v. i. - To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; -- usually with on or upon. 2

v. i. - To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily. 2

v. i. - To sink in water; to require a depth for floating. 2

n. - The act of drawing; draught. 2

n. - A lot or chance to be drawn. 2

n. - A drawn game or battle, etc. 2

n. - That part of a bridge which may be raised, swung round, or drawn aside; the movable part of a drawbridge. See the Note under Drawbridge. 2

v. t. - To play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket. 2

v. t. - To hit (the ball) with the toe of the club so that it is deflected toward the left. 2

v. t. - To strike (the cue ball) below the center so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it to take a backward direction on striking another ball. 2

v. t. - To throw up (the stone) gently. 2

v. t. - To leave (a contest) undecided; as, the battle or game was drawn. 2

n. - The result of drawing, or state of being drawn; 2

n. - A drawn battle, game, or the like. 2

n. - The spin or twist imparted to a ball, or the like, by a drawing stroke. 2

n. - That which is drawn or is subject to drawing. 2


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