English dictionary definition of:

draw


Noun

  • a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • an entertainer who attracts large audiences
  • the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
  • anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
  • a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
  • a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
  • (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
  • poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
  • the act of drawing or hauling something

Verb

  • cause to move by pulling
  • get or derive
  • make a mark or lines on a surface
  • make, formulate, or derive in the mind
  • bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
  • represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
  • take liquid out of a container or well
  • give a description of
  • select or take in from a given group or region
  • elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
  • suck in or take (air)
  • move or go steadily or gradually
  • remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
  • choose at random
  • earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
  • bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
  • cause to flow
  • write a legal document or paper
  • engage in drawing
  • move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
  • allow a draft
  • require a specified depth for floating
  • pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
  • cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
  • take in, also metaphorically
  • direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
  • thread on or as if on a string
  • stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
  • pass over, across, or through
  • finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
  • contract
  • reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
  • steep; pass through a strainer
  • remove the entrails of
  • flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
  • cause to localize at one point

Thesaurus

absorb   attract   attracter   attraction   attractor   cast   delineate   depict   describe   disembowel   drag   eviscerate   force   get   guide   haul   haulage   hook   hooking   imbibe   line   lot   make   pass   puff   pull   quarter   reap   run   standoff   string   suck   thread   tie   trace   withdraw  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list aw words and learn about the word draw in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 14. Spelling choices for /or/ sound: or, ore, au, aw + war.

Scrabble score for draw


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 14:50:27 on 11-02-20

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