draw in

verb
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of draw in

transitive verb
1 :to cause or entice to enter or participate
2 :to sketch roughly
intransitive verb
1 a :to draw to an end
  • the day drew in
b :to shorten seasonally
  • the evenings are already drawing in
2 :to become more cautious or economical

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First Known Use of draw in

1558


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