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  • 21 draw on — ► draw on (of a period of time) pass by and approach its end. Main Entry: ↑draw …

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  • 22 draw up — ► draw up 1) come to a halt. 2) prepare (a plan or document) in detail. Main Entry: ↑draw …

    English terms dictionary

  • 23 draw in — index converge, engage (involve), entrap, implicate, incriminate, involve (implicate) Burton s Leg …

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  • 24 draw on — index exercise (use), lure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 25 draw up — index compile, compose, devise (invent), formulate, frame (construct), frame (formulate) …

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  • 26 draw on — (something) to get ideas or facts from something. The second half of the book draws on new discoveries in the field of microbiology …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 27 Draw — The movement of the mule carriage outwards during spinning. This is more often called the stretch and may be 64 in. more or less, according to the yarns spun …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 28 draw on — [v] use to advantage effect, employ, exploit, extract, fall back on, have recourse to, make use of, rely on, require, take from; concept 225 …

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  • 29 draw up — [v] draft document compose, formulate, frame, indite, make, prepare, write, write out; concept 79 …

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  • 30 draw|ee — «DR EE», noun. a person for whom an order to pay money to a third person (the payee) is written …

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  • 31 draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 draw — draw1 [ drɔ ] (past tense drew [ dru ] ; past participle drawn [ drɔn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create picture ▸ 2 move slowly/smoothly ▸ 3 pull something ▸ 4 get information from ▸ 5 choose someone/something ▸ 6 compare two things ▸ 7 get particular… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 33 draw — 1 verb past tense drew, past participle drawn PICTURE/DESCRIPTION 1 WITH PENCIL (I, T) to make a picture of something with a pencil or pen: Can I draw your portrait? | I ve never been able to draw well. | draw sb sth/draw sth for sb: Hans drew… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 34 draw — I n. act of drawing a weapon 1) on the draw (quick on the draw) 2) (misc.) to beat smb. to the draw lottery (esp. BE) 3) to hold a draw (AE has drawing) II v. 1) (C) ( to sketch ) draw a picture for me; or: draw me a picture 2) (D; tr.) to draw… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 35 draw — I UK [drɔː] / US [drɔ] verb Word forms draw : present tense I/you/we/they draw he/she/it draws present participle drawing past tense drew UK [druː] / US [dru] past participle drawn UK [drɔːn] / US [drɔn] *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …

    English dictionary

  • 36 draw — drawable, adj. /draw/, v., drew, drawn, drawing, n. v.t. 1. to cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force; pull; drag (often fol. by along, away, in, out, or off). 2 …

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  • 37 draw — [[t]drɔ͟ː[/t]] ♦ draws, drawing, drew, drawn 1) VERB When you draw, or when you draw something, you use a pencil or pen to produce a picture, pattern, or diagram. She would sit there drawing with the pencil stub... [V n] Draw a rough design for a …

    English dictionary

  • 38 draw — [[t]drɔ[/t]] v. drew, drawn, draw•ing, n. 1) to cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force; pull; drag (often fol. by along, away, in, out, or off) 2) cvb to pull down or over so as to cover, or to pull up or aside so… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 draw — [c]/drɔ / (say draw) verb (drew /dru / (say drooh), drawn, drawing) –verb (t) 1. (sometimes followed by along, away, in, out …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 40 draw — v. & n. v. (past drew; past part. drawn) 1 tr. pull or cause to move towards or after one. 2 tr. pull (a thing) up, over, or across. 3 tr. pull (curtains etc.) open or shut. 4 tr. take (a person) aside, esp. to talk to. 5 tr. attract; bring to… …

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