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1 : Drawn in air; imaginary.

2 : of Counterdraw

3 : of Counterdraw

4 : To copy, as a design or painting, by tracing with a pencil on oiled paper, or other transparent substance.

5 : Sucked by cubs.

6 : The act of drawing after, or pursuing, deer with a dog.

7 : of Draw

8 : of Draw

9 : To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow.

10 : To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce.

11 : To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc.

12 : To pull from a sheath, as a sword.

13 : To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.

14 : To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.

15 : To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank.

16 : To take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize.

17 : To select by the drawing of lots.

18 : To remove the contents of

19 : To drain by emptying; to suck dry.

20 : To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.

21 : To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.

22 : To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.

23 : To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface; hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or picture.

24 : To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to represent by words; to depict; to describe.

25 : To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.

26 : To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating; -- said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a ship draws ten feet of water.

27 : To withdraw.

28 : To trace by scent; to track; -- a hunting term.

29 : To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well.

30 : To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well.

31 : To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.

32 : To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; -- said of a blister, poultice, etc.

33 : To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc.

34 : To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword.

35 : To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures.

36 : To become contracted; to shrink.

37 : To move; to come or go; literally, to draw one's self; -- with prepositions and adverbs; as, to draw away, to move off, esp. in racing, to get in front; to obtain the lead or increase it; to draw back, to retreat; to draw level, to move up even (with another); to come up to or overtake another; to draw off, to retire or retreat; to draw on, to advance; to draw up, to form in array; to draw near, nigh, or towards, to approach; to draw together, to come together, to collect.

38 : To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; -- usually with on or upon.

39 : To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily.

40 : To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.

41 : The act of drawing; draught.

42 : A lot or chance to be drawn.

43 : A drawn game or battle, etc.

44 : That part of a bridge which may be raised, swung round, or drawn aside; the movable part of a drawbridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.

45 : Capable of being drawn.

46 : A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature.

47 : Money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the government, on the exportation of the commodities on which they were levied.

48 : An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

49 : A bar of iron with an eye at each end, or a heavy link, for coupling a locomotive to a tender or car.

50 : A machine in which strips of metal are drawn through a drawplate; especially, one in which wire is thus made; -- also called drawing bench.

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1 : Air-drawn

a.

Drawn in air; imaginary.

2 : Counterdrawn

p. p.

of Counterdraw

3 : Counterdrawing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Counterdraw

4 : Counterdraw

v. t.

To copy, as a design or painting, by tracing with a pencil on oiled paper, or other transparent substance.

5 : Cubdrawn

a.

Sucked by cubs.

6 : Dogdraw

n.

The act of drawing after, or pursuing, deer with a dog.

7 : Drawn

p. p.

of Draw

8 : Drawing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Draw

9 : Draw

v. t.

To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow.

10 : Draw

v. t.

To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce.

11 : Draw

v. t.

To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc.

12 : Draw

v. t.

To pull from a sheath, as a sword.

13 : Draw

v. t.

To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.

14 : Draw

v. t.

To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.

15 : Draw

v. t.

To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank.

16 : Draw

v. t.

To take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize.

17 : Draw

v. t.

To select by the drawing of lots.

18 : Draw

v. t.

To remove the contents of

19 : Draw

v. t.

To drain by emptying; to suck dry.

20 : Draw

v. t.

To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.

21 : Draw

v. t.

To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.

22 : Draw

v. t.

To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.

23 : Draw

v. t.

To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface; hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or picture.

24 : Draw

v. t.

To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to represent by words; to depict; to describe.

25 : Draw

v. t.

To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.

26 : Draw

v. t.

To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating; -- said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a ship draws ten feet of water.

27 : Draw

v. t.

To withdraw.

28 : Draw

v. t.

To trace by scent; to track; -- a hunting term.

29 : Draw

v. i.

To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well.

30 : Draw

v. i.

To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well.

31 : Draw

v. i.

To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.

32 : Draw

v. i.

To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; -- said of a blister, poultice, etc.

33 : Draw

v. i.

To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc.

34 : Draw

v. i.

To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword.

35 : Draw

v. i.

To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures.

36 : Draw

v. i.

To become contracted; to shrink.

37 : Draw

v. i.

To move; to come or go; literally, to draw one's self; -- with prepositions and adverbs; as, to draw away, to move off, esp. in racing, to get in front; to obtain the lead or increase it; to draw back, to retreat; to draw level, to move up even (with another); to come up to or overtake another; to draw off, to retire or retreat; to draw on, to advance; to draw up, to form in array; to draw near, nigh, or towards, to approach; to draw together, to come together, to collect.

38 : Draw

v. i.

To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; -- usually with on or upon.

39 : Draw

v. i.

To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily.

40 : Draw

v. i.

To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.

41 : Draw

n.

The act of drawing; draught.

42 : Draw

n.

A lot or chance to be drawn.

43 : Draw

n.

A drawn game or battle, etc.

44 : Draw

n.

That part of a bridge which may be raised, swung round, or drawn aside; the movable part of a drawbridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.

45 : Drawable

a.

Capable of being drawn.

46 : Drawback

n.

A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature.

47 : Drawback

n.

Money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the government, on the exportation of the commodities on which they were levied.

48 : Drawbar

n.

An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train.

49 : Drawbar

n.

A bar of iron with an eye at each end, or a heavy link, for coupling a locomotive to a tender or car.

50 : Drawbench

n.

A machine in which strips of metal are drawn through a drawplate; especially, one in which wire is thus made; -- also called drawing bench.

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This word draw uses 4 unique characters: A D R W

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From Wikipedia

Draw, drawing, draws, or drawn may refer to:

  • Drawing, the result or the act of making an image with a writing utensil
  • A part of many card games
  • A part of a lottery
  • The act of wielding a weapon by removing from a sheath or holster, to "draw" a pistol or a knife
  • Drawing (manufacturing), a process where metal, glass, or plastic or anything else is stretched
    • Wire drawing
  • Draw (terrain), a terrain feature formed by two parallel ridges or spurs with low ground in between them

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Verb
      • 1.3.1 Derived terms
      • 1.3.2 Translations
    • 1.4 Noun
      • 1.4.1 Synonyms
      • 1.4.2 Derived terms
      • 1.4.3 Translations
    • 1.5 Anagrams

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English drawen, draȝen, dragen, from Old English dragan (to draw, drag, pull), from Proto-Germanic *draganą (compare West Frisian drage, Dutch dragen, German tragen (to carry), Danish drage), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵʰ- (to draw, pull) (compare Albanian dredh (to turn, spin), Old Armenian դառնամ (daṙnam, to turn), Sanskrit ध्रजस् (dhrájas, gliding course or motion). See also drag, draught.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɹɔː/
Rhymes: -ɔː
Homophone: drawer (UK)
  • (US) IPA(key): /dɹɔ/
  • (cotcaught merger) IPA(key): /dɹɑ/
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Verb[edit]

draw (third-person singular simple present draws, present participle drawing, simple past drew, past participle drawn)

  1. (heading) To move or develop something.
    1. To sketch; depict with lines; to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.
      • Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774)
        A flattering painter who made it his care / To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are.
      • Matthew Prior (1664-1721)
        Can I, untouched, the fair one's passions move, / Or thou draw beauty and not feel its power?
      • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, in The China Governess[1]:
        Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.
    2. To deduce or infer.
      He tried to draw a conclusion from the facts.
    3. (intransitive) (of drinks, especially tea) To leave temporarily so as to allow the flavour to increase.
      Tea is much nicer if you let it draw for three minutes before pouring.
    4. (transitive) To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, etc.
      to draw money from a bank
    5. To take into the lungs; to inhale.
      • 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, chapterI:
        Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes. [] She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now, drawing a deep breath which caused the round of her bosom to lift the lace at her throat.
      • 1979, Monty Python, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
        So always look on the bright side of death / Just before you draw your terminal breath
    6. (used with prepositions and adverbs) To move; to come or go.
      We drew back from the cliff edge.
      The runners drew level with each other as they approached the finish line.
      Draw near to the fire and I will tell you a tale.
    7. (transitive) To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.
      • Edmund Burke (1729-1797)
        We do not draw the moral lessons we might from history.
    8. (transitive, obsolete) To withdraw.
      • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
        Go, wash thy face, and draw thy action.
    9. (archaic) To draw up (a document).
      to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange
      • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
        Clerk, draw a deed of gift.
  2. (heading) To exert or experience force.
    1. (transitive) To drag, pull.
      • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad:
        “[…] No rogue e’er felt the halter draw, with a good opinion of the law, and perhaps my own detestation of the law arises from my having frequently broken it. []
      • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot, Chapter VIII
        Lys shuddered, and I put my arm around her and drew her to me; and thus we sat throughout the hot night. She told me of her abduction and of the fright she had undergone, and together we thanked God that she had come through unharmed, because the great brute had dared not pause along the danger-infested way.
      • 1945 August 17, George Orwell, chapter 1, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473:
        At the last moment Mollie, the foolish, pretty white mare who drew Mr. Jones's trap, came mincing daintily in, chewing at a lump of sugar.
    2. (intransitive) To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling.
      This horse draws well.
      A ship's sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind.
    3. To pull out (as a gun from a holster, or a tooth).
      They drew their swords and fought each other.
    4. To undergo the action of pulling or dragging.
      The carriage draws easily.
    5. (archery) To pull back the bowstring and its arrow in preparation for shooting.
    6. (of curtains, etc.) To close.
      You should draw the curtains at night.
    7. (of curtains, etc.) To open.
      She drew the curtains to let in the sunlight.
    8. (card games) To take the top card of a deck into hand.
      At the start of their turn, each player must draw a card.
  3. (heading, fluidic) To remove or separate or displace.
    1. To extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out, primarily water or blood.
      draw water from a well;  draw water for a bath;  the wound drew blood
      • Bible, John iv. 11
        The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep.
      • George Cheyne (1671-1743)
        Spirits, by distillations, may be drawn out of vegetable juices, which shall flame and fume of themselves.
    2. To drain by emptying; to suck dry.
      • 1705, Richard Wiseman, Tumours, Gun Shot Wounds, &c.
        Sucking and drawing the breast dischargeth the milk as fast as it can be generated.
    3. (figuratively) To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.
      • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
        until you had drawn oaths from him
    4. To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.
      A ship draws ten feet of water.
      • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
        Greater hulks draw deep.
    5. (intransitive, medicine, dated) To work as an epispastic; said of a blister, poultice, etc.
    6. (intransitive, dated) To have a draught; to transmit smoke, gases, etc.
      A chimney or flue draws.
    7. (analogous) To consume, for example, power.
      The circuit draws three hundred watts.
  4. (heading) To change in size or shape.
    1. To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch.
      to draw a mass of metal into wire
      • William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
        How long her face is drawn!
      • John Richard Green (1837-1883)
        the huge Offa's dike which he drew from the mouth of Wye to that of Dee
    2. (intransitive) To become contracted; to shrink.
      • Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
        to draw into less room
  5. (heading) To attract or be attracted.
    1. To attract.
      The citizens were afraid the casino would draw an undesirable element to their town.  I was drawn to her.
      • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 5, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
        When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose. And the queerer the cure for those ailings the bigger the attraction. A place like the Right Livers' Rest was bound to draw freaks, same as molasses draws flies.
      • 1935, George Goodchild, chapter 5, in Death on the Centre Court:
        By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. […] The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.
    2. (hunting) To search for game.
      • 1928, Siegfried Sassoon, Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Penguin 2013, p.87:
        On one of my expeditions, after a stormy night, at the end of March, the hounds drew all day without finding a fox.
    3. To cause.
      • 2011 July 3, Piers Newbury, “Wimbledon 2011: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in final”, in BBC Sport:
        In a desperately tight opening set, the pace and accuracy of the Serbian's groundstrokes began to draw errors from the usually faultless Nadal and earned him the first break point of the day at 5-4.
    4. (intransitive) To exert an attractive force; (figuratively) to act as an inducement or enticement.
      • Francis Bacon
        These following bodies do not draw: smaragd, achates, corneolus, pearl, jaspis, chalcedonius, alabaster, porphyry, coral, marble, touchstone, haematites, or bloodstone []
      • Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
        Keep a watch upon the particular bias of their minds, that it may not draw too much.
  6. (Usually as draw on or draw upon): to rely on; utilize as a source.
    She had to draw upon her experience to solve the problem.
    • John Jay (1745-1829)
      You may draw on me for the expenses of your journey.
    • 2012 March-April, John T. Jost, “Social Justice: Is It in Our Nature (and Our Future)?”, in American Scientist, volume 100, number 2, page 162:
      He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record.
  7. To disembowel.
    He will be hanged, drawn and quartered.
    • William King (1663-1712)
      In private draw your poultry, clean your tripe.
  8. (transitive or intransitive) To end a game in a draw (with neither side winning).
    We drew last time we played.  I drew him last time I played him.  I drew my last game against him.
    • 1922, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Chessmen of Mars, HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2010:
      The game is won when a player places any of his pieces on the same square with his opponent's Princess, or when a Chief takes a Chief. It is drawn when a Chief is taken by any opposing piece other than the opposing Chief; []
  9. A random selection process.
    1. To select by the drawing of lots.
      The winning lottery numbers were drawn every Tuesday.
      • 1784, Edward Augustus Freeman, An essay on parliamentary representation, and the magistracies of our boroughs royal: […]
        Provided magistracies were filled by men freely chosen or drawn.
      • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House
        In the drawing of lots, my sister drew her own room, and I drew Master B.'s.
    2. (transitive) To win in a lottery or similar game of chance.
      He drew a prize.
    3. (poker) To trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games; to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards. See also draw out.
      Jill has four diamonds; she'll try to draw for a flush.
  10. (curling) To make a shot that lands in the house without hitting another stone.
  11. (cricket) To play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket.
  12. (golf) To hit (the ball) with the toe of the club so that it is deflected toward the left.
  13. (billiards) To strike (the cue ball) below the center so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it to take a backward direction on striking another ball.

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Translations[edit]

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Noun[edit]

draw (plural draws)

  1. The result of a contest in which neither side has won; a tie.
    The game ended in a draw.
  2. The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined.
    The draw is on Saturday.
    • 2011 January 29, Chris Bevan, “Torquay 0 - 1 Crawley Town”, in BBC[2]:
      Having spent more than £500,000 on players last summer, Crawley can hardly be classed as minnows but they have still punched way above their weight and this kind of performance means no-one will relish pulling them out of the hat in Sunday's draw.
  3. Something that attracts e.g. a crowd.
    • 2012, Christoper Zara, Tortured Artists: From Picasso and Monroe to Warhol and Winehouse, the Twisted Secrets of the World's Most Creative Minds, part 1, chapter 1, 27:
      After It, Clara became one of the top box-office draws in Hollywood, but her popularity was short lived.
  4. (cricket) The result of a two-innings match in which at least one side did not complete all their innings before time ran out. Different from a tie.
  5. (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook, slice, fade.
  6. (curling) A shot that lands in the house without hitting another stone.
  7. (geography) A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding.
    • 1918, Willa Cather, My Antonia, Mirado Modern Classics, paperback edition, page 15
      The garden, curiously enough, was a quarter of a mile from the house, and the way to it led up a shallow draw past the cattle corral.
  8. (colloquial) Cannabis.
  9. In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer.
  10. (poker) A situation in which one or more players has four cards of the same suit or four out of five necessary cards for a straight and requires a further card to make their flush or straight.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Ryan Wiseman, Earn $30,000 Per Month Playing Online Poker: A Step-By-Step Guide to Single, page 82:
      The player to your left immediately raises you the minimum by clicking the raise button. This action immediately suggests that he's on a draw
  11. (archery) The act of pulling back the strings in preparation of firing.
  12. (sports) The spin or twist imparted to a ball etc. by a drawing stroke.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (The result of a contest in which neither side has won): stalemate
  • (dry stream bed that drains water during periods of heavy precipitation): dry creek

Derived terms[edit]

  • luck of the draw
  • meat draw
  • quick on the draw

Translations[edit]

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Anagrams[edit]

  • -ward, Ward, ward