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Definition 1: the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where attraction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her personality held a strange attraction for him

Synonyms for attraction in the sense of this definition

(attraction is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of attraction ) a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

"an affinity for politics" "the mysterious affinity between them" "James's affinity with Sam"

(... is a kind of attraction ) the power to entice or attract through personal charm

(... is a kind of attraction ) the capacity to attract and hold something

(... is a kind of attraction ) the capacity for attracting people (customers or supporters)

(... is a kind of attraction ) the capacity to attract intense interest

"he held the children spellbound with magic tricks and other fascinations"

(... is a kind of attraction ) qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

(... is a kind of attraction ) attractiveness on the basis of sexual desire

(... is a kind of attraction ) something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal

"she has a show-stopper of a smile" "the brilliant orange flowers against the green foliage were a showstopper"

Definition 2: a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where attraction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • flowers are an attractor for bees

Synonyms for attraction in the sense of this definition

(attraction is a kind of ...) a prominent attribute or aspect of something

"the map showed roads and other features" "generosity is one of his best characteristics"

(... is a kind of attraction ) a general interest that leads people to want to know more

"She was the center of attention"

(... is a kind of attraction ) a characteristic that attracts tourists

Definition 3: an entertainment that is offered to the public - [noun denoting communication]

(attraction is a kind of ...) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

"they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"

(... is a kind of attraction ) a film or illustrated lecture on traveling

(... is a kind of attraction ) a rival attraction

Definition 4: an entertainer who attracts large audiences - [noun denoting person]

Samples where attraction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was the biggest drawing card they had

Synonyms for attraction in the sense of this definition

(attraction is a kind of ...) a person who tries to please or amuse

Definition 5: the force by which one object attracts another - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for attraction in the sense of this definition

(attraction is a kind of ...) (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity

"force equals mass times acceleration"

(... is a kind of attraction ) (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody

(... is a kind of attraction ) an electrical force linking atoms

(... is a kind of attraction ) (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

"the more remote the body the less the gravity" "the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them" "gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"

(... is a kind of attraction ) attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force

(... is a kind of attraction ) relatively weak attraction between neutral atoms and molecules arising from polarization induced in each particle by the presence of other particles

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