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Definition 1: make up plans or basic details for - [verb of cognition]

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

  • frame a policy

Synonyms for draw up in the sense of this definition

(draw up is a kind of ...) make plans for something

"He is planning a trip with his family"

Definition 2: come to a halt after driving somewhere - [verb of motion]

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

  • The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn
  • The chauffeur hauled up in front of us

Synonyms for draw up in the sense of this definition

(draw up is a kind of ...) come to a halt, stop moving

"the car stopped" "She stopped in front of a store window"

(draw up has a similar meaning as ...) cause (a vehicle) to stop

"He pulled up the car in front of the hotel"

(draw up belongs to category ...) the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

Definition 3: cause (a vehicle) to stop - [verb of motion]

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

  • He pulled up the car in front of the hotel

Synonyms for draw up in the sense of this definition

(draw up is a kind of ...) cause to stop

"stop a car" "stop the thief"

(draw up has a similar meaning as ...) come to a halt after driving somewhere

"The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn" "The chauffeur hauled up in front of us"

(draw up belongs to category ...) the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

Definition 4: straighten oneself - [verb of motion]

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

  • He drew himself up when he talked to his superior

Synonyms for draw up in the sense of this definition

(draw up is a kind of ...) get up from a sitting or slouching position

"The students straightened when the teacher entered"

(draw up is a kind of ...) create (as an entity)

"social groups form everywhere" "They formed a company"

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