draw away

verb

drew away; drawn away; drawing away; draws away

intransitive verb

: to move ahead (as of an opponent in a race)

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of draw away was in the 14th century

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“Draw away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20away. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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