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Definition 1: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes - [verb of contact]

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

  • Her good looks attract the stares of many men
  • The ad pulled in many potential customers
  • This pianist pulls huge crowds
  • The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers

Synonyms for draw in in the sense of this definition

(draw in is a kind of ...) cause to move by pulling

"draw a wagon" "pull a sled"

(... is a kind of draw in ) pull hard

"The prisoner tugged at the chains" "This movie tugs at the heart strings"

(... is a kind of draw in ) attract and fix

"His look caught her" "She caught his eye" "Catch the attention of the waiter"

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) pull inward or towards a center

"The pilot drew in the landing gear" "The cat retracted his claws"

(... is a kind of draw in ) attract the attention of

"The noise and the screaming brought the curious"

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) shape one's body into a curl

"She curled farther down under the covers" "She fell and drew in"

Definition 2: draw in as if by suction - [verb of contact]

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

  • suck in your cheeks and stomach

Synonyms for draw in in the sense of this definition

(draw in is a kind of ...) remove the interior of

"hollow out a tree trunk"

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) remove by suction

"aspirate the wound"

Definition 3: pull inward or towards a center - [verb of contact]

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

  • The pilot drew in the landing gear
  • The cat retracted his claws

Synonyms for draw in in the sense of this definition

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

"Her good looks attract the stares of many men" "The ad pulled in many potential customers" "This pianist pulls huge crowds" "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"

(... is a kind of draw in ) fold inwards

"some organs can invaginate"

Definition 4: of trains; move into (a station) - [verb of motion]

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

  • The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station

Synonyms for draw in in the sense of this definition

(draw in is a kind of ...) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

"She arrived home at 7 o'clock" "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) advance or converge on

"The police were closing in on him"

Definition 5: advance or converge on - [verb of motion]

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

  • The police were closing in on him

Synonyms for draw in in the sense of this definition

(draw in is a kind of ...) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) of trains; move into (a station)

"The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"

Definition 6: shape one's body into a curl - [verb of motion]

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

  • She curled farther down under the covers
  • She fell and drew in

Synonyms for draw in in the sense of this definition

(draw in is a kind of ...) form a curve

"The stick does not bend"

(draw in has a similar meaning as ...) direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

"Her good looks attract the stares of many men" "The ad pulled in many potential customers" "This pianist pulls huge crowds" "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"

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