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'draw' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'draw'
1. a gully that is shallower than a ravine
2. an entertainer who attracts large audiences
3. the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
the game ended in a draw
4. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
the luck of the draw
5. a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
he got a pair of kings in the draw
6. a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
7. (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage
8. poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
he played only draw and stud
9. the act of drawing or hauling something

'draw' - used as a verb
10. cause to move by pulling
draw a wagon
11. get or derive
He drew great benefits from his membership in the association
12. make a mark or lines on a surface
draw a line
13. make, formulate, or derive in the mind
I draw a line here
draw a conclusion
draw parallels
14. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
draw a weapon
15. represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
She drew an elephant
Draw me a horse
16. take liquid out of a container or well
She drew water from the barrel
17. give a description of
He drew an elaborate plan of attack
18. select or take in from a given group or region
19. elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans
The comedian drew a lot of laughter
20. suck in or take (air)
draw a deep breath
draw on a cigarette
21. move or go steadily or gradually
The ship drew near the shore
22. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
She drew $2,000 from the account
The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank
23. choose at random
draw a card
24. earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
He drew a base on balls
25. bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
26. cause to flow
The nurse drew blood
27. write a legal document or paper
28. engage in drawing
He spent the day drawing in the garden
29. move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
draw the shades
draw the curtains
30. allow a draft
This chimney draws very well
31. require a specified depth for floating
This boat draws 70 inches
32. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
33. cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
34. take in, also metaphorically
She drew strength from the minister's words
35. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers
36. thread on or as if on a string
the child drew glass beads on a string
37. pull back the sling of (a bow)
The archers were drawing their bows
38. guide or pass over something
He drew her hair through his fingers
39. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
The teams drew a tie
40. contract
The material drew after it was washed in hot water
41. reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
draw wire
42. steep; pass through a strainer
draw pulp from the fruit
43. remove the entrails of
draw a chicken
44. flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
draw steel
45. cause to localize at one point
Draw blood and pus

derived forms
1. Draw / Plural
draws
2. Draw / Past
drew
3. Draw / Third Person
draws
4. Draw / Present Participle
drawing
5. Draw / Past Participle
drawn
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In a day, a mature oak tree can draw approximately 50 gallons of water.