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draw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of draw

  1. 1 a situation in which neither participant in a contest, competition, or struggle comes out ahead of the other the game ended in a draw Synonyms of draw dead heat, tie, stalemate, standoffWords Related to draw deadlock, impasse; seesaw; photo finish; horse race, toss-up

  2. 2 something that attracts interest city fathers hoped that the new waterfront development would be a big draw for tourists Synonyms of draw attraction, magnet, lodestone (also loadstone)Words Related to draw capital, center, cynosure, epicenter, mecca, pole, polestar; allure, allurement, bait, enticement, fascination, lure, temptation, turn-on; appeal, call; incentive, inducement, persuasion, spur, stimulus; curiosity, sight(s), spectacle

  3. 3 the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force took a draw on his cigarette and immediately started coughing Synonyms of draw pull, haul, jerk, pluck, tug, wrench, yankWords Related to draw drag, tow; hitch, twitch; grab, snatchNear Antonyms of draw heave, shove, thrustAntonyms of draw push


draw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of draw

  1. 1 to make a representation of by producing lines on a surface see if you can draw the bowl of fruit Synonyms of draw picture Words Related to draw caricature, cartoon; crayon, ink, pencil; outline, profile; scrawl, scribble, sketch

  2. 2 to cause to follow by applying steady force on draw a chair up to the fire and sit with us Synonyms of draw drag, pull, hale, haul, lug, tow, tugWords Related to draw attract; heave, jerk, yank; carry, convey, ferry, move, transportNear Antonyms of draw shove, thrustAntonyms of draw drive, propel, push

  3. 3 to give a representation or account of in words a writer who draws characters with lifelike clarity Synonyms of draw delineate, depict, describe, image, limn, paint, picture, portray, render, set out, sketchWords Related to draw characterize, define, label, qualify, represent; demonstrate, illustrate; narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report, tell; display, exhibit, show; hint, suggest; draft, outline, silhouette, trace, vignette; summarize, sum up, touch off; redescribe, reimageNear Antonyms of draw color, distort, falsify, garble, misdescribe, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp

  4. 4 to receive as return for effort draws a hefty weekly salary Synonyms of draw acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, earn, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winWords Related to draw clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, earn, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms of draw accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms of draw forfeit, lose

  5. 5 to take away from a place or position draw her aside so we can ask a quick question Synonyms of draw clear, remove, take out, withdrawWords Related to draw demount, dislodge; abstract, cut, draw off, draw out, extract, pull; budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, move, shift, transfer, transposeNear Antonyms of draw mount; anchor, clamp, fix, hitch, moor, secure, set; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root; set up, site, situate, stickAntonyms of draw place, position, put

  6. 6 to take the internal organs out of hated the thought of having to pluck and draw a goose before cooking it Synonyms of draw clean, disembowel, gut, eviscerateWords Related to draw bone, dress; cut, excise, extract, remove, withdraw, yank; transplant

  7. 7 to shape with a hammer drew the metal into a thin sheet by pounding it Synonyms of draw beat, hammer, forge, poundWords Related to draw chase, planish; fashion, form, knead, model, mold, pat, work; coin, mint, stamp; abate, boast, carve, chisel, cut, grave, hew, knap, sculpt, sculpture


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