draw up

verb

Definition of draw up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring (a body of troops) into array

  3. 2 :  to prepare a draft or version of draw up plans

  4. 3 :  to bring to a halt

  5. 4 :  to straighten (oneself) to an erect posture especially as an assertion of dignity or resentment

  6. intransitive verb
  7. :  to come to a halt the car drew up at the door

Examples of draw up in a Sentence

  1. he drew up his horse outside the tavern

  2. drew up the troops into a line along the ridge

First Known Use of draw up

1605



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