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Definition 1: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position - [verb of contact]

Samples where draw close or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
  • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

Synonyms for draw close in the sense of this definition

(draw close is a kind of ...) hold firmly, usually with one's hands

"She clutched my arm when she got scared"

(draw close has a similar meaning as ...) position comfortably

"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

(draw close has a similar meaning as ...) pull towards oneself

"He drew the crying child close"

Definition 2: pull towards oneself - [verb of contact]

Samples where draw close or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He drew the crying child close

(draw close is a kind of ...) apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

"Pull the rope" "Pull the handle towards you" "pull the string gently" "pull the trigger of the gun" "pull your knees towards your chin"

(draw close has a similar meaning as ...) move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

"We cuddled against each other to keep warm" "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"

Definition 3: move towards - [verb of motion]

Samples where draw close or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We were approaching our destination
  • They are drawing near
  • The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Synonyms for draw close in the sense of this definition

(draw close is a kind of ...) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

"He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

(... is a kind of draw close ) approach while driving

"The truck entered the driveway and drove up towards the house"

(... is a kind of draw close ) sail towards another vessel, of a ship

(... is a kind of draw close ) push one's way into (a space)

(... is a kind of draw close ) draw near

"The probe closed with the space station"

(... is a kind of draw close ) approach a certain age or speed

"She is pushing fifty"

(draw close implies ...) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(draw close has a similar meaning as ...) come near in time

"Winter is approaching" "approaching old age"

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