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draw up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of draw up

  1. 1 to bring (something) to a standstill he drew up his horse outside the tavern Synonyms of draw up arrest, bring up, catch, check, halt, fetch up, hold up, pull up, stall, stay, still, stopWords Related to draw up baffle, balk, block, blockade, bottleneck, clog, dam, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, obstruct, snag, stem; conclude, cut off, end, terminate; call, discontinue, suspend; choke off, rein (in), repress, squash, squelch, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn backNear Antonyms of draw up carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep (on), keep up, persist, run on; advance, fare, go along, march, move, proceed, progress, wend; actuate, budge, drive, goad, impel, propel, push, spur, stir

  2. 2 to put into a particular arrangement drew up the troops into a line along the ridge Synonyms of draw up arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, order, lay out, marshal (also marshall), organize, range, systematizeWords Related to draw up groom, make up, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up); unscramble; align (also aline), cue, line, line up, queue; alphabetize, file, hierarchize, prioritize, sequence; emplace, place, set; display, map (out), set outAntonyms of draw up derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset

  3. 3 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form draw up a proposal and submit it to the committee for approval Synonyms of draw up cast, craft, draft, compose, formulate, frame, prepareWords Related to draw up fabricate, fashion, form, mold, sculpture, shape; couch, express, phrase, state, verbalize, word; author, indite, pen, write; conceive, concoct, devise; build, construct, make; assemble, compound, piece (together); redraft, reformulate, reframe



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