draw


draw

verb \ˈdr\
drew \ˈdrü\ drawn \ˈdrn\ draw·ing

Definition of DRAW

transitive verb
1
: to cause to move toward or localize in a surface <using a poultice to draw inflammation to a head>; especially : 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
intransitive verb
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

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