attract/get someone's attention

Definition of attract/get someone's attention

  1. :  to cause someone to look at one <We tried to attract/get your attention, but you didn't hear us calling you.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to approach or adhere: such as

    :  to pull to or draw toward oneself or itself

    :  to draw by appeal to natural or excited interest, emotion, or aesthetic sense :  entice

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  the act or state of applying the mind to something

    :  a condition of readiness for such attention involving especially a selective narrowing or focusing of consciousness and receptivity

    :  observation, notice

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