draw

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  • The same word was often used for any metal drawing or rolling process.
  • Two points are awarded for a win, one for a draw and none for a loss.
  • She was an engineer and did much technical drawing work for her husband.
  • Since his early childhood he spent his free time by drawing on any material he could find.
  • Without that extra money, he could not make a living drawing comic books.
  • He liked to draw, and sought out places he could learn more about art.
  • He would draw on this experience as inspiration for some of his film work.
  • This drew a much larger crowd than usual at the market.
  • It can be moved from a church to a drawing-room, from a museum to a study.
  • I wanted to write, draw, and letter all my own stories.
  • The story says he used a ruler to draw the straight line itself.
  • The first match of that three-Test series was a rain-affected draw.
  • A game may also result in a draw in several ways, where neither player wins.
  • He was largely self-educated, and began to draw at age ten.
  • He also compared the creative process of drawing with that involved in writing.
  • The membership was drawn from the lower classes of both the town and country.
  • He did not score but drew wild reviews for his play.
  • Each frame of a television image is composed of lines drawn on the screen.
  • The local school district draws students from town as well as the surrounding area.
  • He would spend time drawing with his father and his mother introduced him to the world of art.
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Meaning of draw

  • noun A gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun The finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided
    the game ended in a draw, their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie
  • noun Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
    the luck of the draw, they drew lots for it
  • noun A playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
    he got a pair of kings in the draw
  • noun (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
  • noun Poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer
    he played only draw and stud
  • noun The act of drawing or hauling something
    the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • verb Make, formulate, or derive in the mind
    I draw a line here, draw a conclusion, draw parallels, make an estimate, What do you make of his remarks?
  • verb Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    draw a weapon, pull out a gun, The mugger pulled a knife on his victim
  • verb Represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
    She drew an elephant, Draw me a horse
  • verb Take liquid out of a container or well
    She drew water from the barrel
  • verb Select or take in from a given group or region
    The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population
  • verb 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
  • verb Move or go steadily or gradually
    The ship drew near the shore
  • verb Choose at random
    draw a card, cast lots
  • verb Earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
    He drew a base on balls
  • verb Bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
    She was drawn to despair, The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum, The session was drawn to a close
  • verb Cause to flow
    The nurse drew blood
  • verb Write a legal document or paper
    The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office
  • verb Engage in drawing
    He spent the day drawing in the garden
  • verb Move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
    draw the shades, draw the curtains
  • verb Allow a draft
    This chimney draws very well
  • verb Require a specified depth for floating
    This boat draws 70 inches
  • verb Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
    in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes
  • verb Contract
    The material drew after it was washed in hot water
  • verb Reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
    draw wire
  • verb Steep; pass through a strainer
    draw pulp from the fruit
  • verb Flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
    draw steel
  • verb Cause to localize at one point
    Draw blood and pus