Textual thesaurus for "draw"

(noun) haul, haulage

the act of drawing or hauling something

the haul up the hill went very slowly

(noun) draw poker

poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer

he played only draw and stud

(noun) draw play

(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) hook, hooking

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

he took lessons to cure his hooking

(noun) lot

anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random

the luck of the draw; they drew lots for it

(noun) tie, standoff

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) drawing card, attracter, attraction, attractor

an entertainer who attracts large audiences

he was the biggest drawing card they had

(verb) disembowel, eviscerate

remove the entrails of

draw a chicken

(verb) make

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) depict, describe

give a description of

He drew an elaborate plan of attack

(verb) cast

choose at random

draw a card; cast lots

(verb) tie

finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.

The teams drew a tie

(verb) puff, drag

suck in or take (air)

draw a deep breath; draw on a cigarette

(verb) pass, run, guide

pass over, across, or through

He ran his eyes over her body; She ran her fingers along the carved figurine; He drew her hair through his fingers

(verb) pull back

stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)

The archers were drawing their bows

(verb) string, thread

thread on or as if on a string

string pearls on a string; the child drew glass beads on a string; thread dried cranberries

(verb) pull, force

cause to move by pulling

draw a wagon; pull a sled

(verb) draw in, pull, pull in, attract

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

(verb) take in, take up, suck, suck up, imbibe, soak up, sop up, absorb

take in, also metaphorically

The sponge absorbs water well; She drew strength from the minister's words

(verb) trace, delineate, describe, line

make a mark or lines on a surface

draw a line; trace the outline of a figure in the sand

(verb) get

earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher

He drew a base on balls

(verb) take out

take liquid out of a container or well

She drew water from the barrel

(verb) pull, pull out, take out, get out

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) pull

cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense

A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter

(verb) reap

get or derive

He drew great benefits from his membership in the association

(verb) withdraw, draw off, take out

remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

She drew $2,000 from the account; The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank

(verb) quarter, draw and quarter

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