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  • 41 draw — I. verb (drew; drawn; drawing) Etymology: Middle English drawen, dragen, from Old English dragan; akin to Old Norse draga to draw, drag Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in… …

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  • 42 draw — verb (past drew; past participle drawn) 1》 produce (a picture or diagram) by making lines and marks on paper.     ↘trace or produce (a line) on a surface. 2》 pull or drag (a vehicle) so as to make it follow behind.     ↘pull or move (something)… …

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  • 43 draw*/*/*/ — [drɔː] (past tense drew [druː] ; past participle drawn [drɔːn] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to create a picture by making lines with a pen or pencil I can t draw faces very well.[/ex] The kids drew on the pavement with chalk.[/ex] 2) to move somewhere… …

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  • 44 draw — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun (esp. BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ goalless, scoreless ▪ one all, three three, etc. ▪ creditable, honorable ▪ …

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  • 45 draw —   1. Sketch. Kaha. To draw a picture or plan, kaha ki i.   2. Pull, extract. Ume, huki, u u;    ♦ to draw in, miki;    ♦ to draw up, hulei;    ♦ to draw towards, ala ume;    ♦ to draw back, ho ēmi, kīpupū;    ♦ to draw away, eke, pipika;    ♦ to… …

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  • 46 draw — Synonyms and related words: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, abbreviate, abysm, abyss, accept, acquire, act on, adduct, adduction, admit, advance, affinity, allowance, allure, allurement, amount to, appeal, approach, argue into, arrange, arrive, arroyo …

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  • 47 draw in — phrasal verb Word forms draw in : present tense I/you/we/they draw in he/she/it draws in present participle drawing in past tense drew in past participle drawn in 1) [intransitive] when the nights or days draw in, it becomes dark earlier in the… …

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  • 48 draw — {{11}}draw (n.) game or contest that ends without a winner, attested first in drawn match (1610s), of uncertain origin; some speculate it is from withdraw. Draw game is from 1825. As a verb, to leave undecided, from 1837. {{12}}draw (v.) c.1200,… …

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  • 49 draw in — verb 1. pull inward or towards a center (Freq. 1) The pilot drew in the landing gear The cat retracted his claws • Syn: ↑retract • Derivationally related forms: ↑retraction (for: ↑ …

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  • 50 draw in — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you say that the nights, evenings, or days are drawing in, you mean that it is becoming dark at an earlier time in the evening, because autumn or winter is approaching. [BRIT] [V P] The days draw in and the mornings get darker …

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  • 51 draw — 1. verb 1) he drew the house Syn: sketch, make a drawing (of), delineate, outline, draft, rough out, illustrate, render, represent, trace; portray, depict 2) she drew her chair closer to the fire Syn …

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  • 52 draw on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms draw on : present tense I/you/we/they draw on he/she/it draws on present participle drawing on past tense drew on past participle drawn on 1) draw on or draw upon to use something that you have gradually… …

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  • 53 draw — 1. verb 1) he drew the house Syn: sketch, outline, rough out, illustrate, render, represent, trace, portray, depict 2) she drew her chair in to the table Syn: pull, haul …

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  • 54 Draw — Ein Draw ist ein spezieller Golfschlag, bei dem der Ball nicht auf einer geraden Linie zum Ziel fliegt, sondern rechts von dieser Linie startet und nach einer sanften Linkskurve im Ziel landet. ein englischer Ausdruck für ein Unentschieden in… …

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  • 55 draw in — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, absorb, allure, argue, aspirate, bait, bait the hook, blandish, breathe in, bring around, cajole, catch up in, circumscribe, coarct, coax, compact, compress, concentrate, concern, condense, confine,… …

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  • 56 draw on — Synonyms and related words: act on, allure, anticipate, appear, approach, argue, arise, assume, attract, await, bait, bait the hook, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bear upon, becharm, bewitch, blandish,… …

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  • 57 draw up — phrasal verb Word forms draw up : present tense I/you/we/they draw up he/she/it draws up present participle drawing up past tense drew up past participle drawn up 1) [transitive] to prepare and write something such as a document or plan… …

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  • 58 draw up — verb 1. form or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑form, ↑organize, ↑organise • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody …

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  • 59 draw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. haul, drag, pull, tub, extract; attract, allure; depict, sketch; draft; win, receive; displace; inhale; elicit, get; disembowel, eviscerate. See attraction, painting, traction. n. tie. See equality …

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  • 60 draw up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you draw up a document, list, or plan, you prepare it and write it out. [V P n (not pron)] They agreed to establish a working party to draw up a formal agreement... [V n P] He wants his ministers to concentrate on implementing… …

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