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Definition of Draw

Babylon English

act of drawing; attraction; lottery; contest which ends in a tie (Sports); natural channel, gully
sketch, depict with lines; attract; cause attention to be given to person ; pull; move something by pulling (as to draw the curtains or blind); pull out; describe with words; move towards; suck in; conclude; drain; stretch out; pick or be given randomly; shrink by contraction; disembowel; form a conclusion, form an idea; take a playing card from a pack of cards; draft or make a document a legal form; withdraw, take money from the bank
Draw Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
duco, cogo
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Glossary of Dance Terminology
To bring the free foot slowly together to the weighted foot
Draw Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow.
  
(v. t.)
To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc.
  
(v. i.)
To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword.
  
(v. i.)
To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.
  
(v. i.)
To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well.
  
(v. i.)
To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures.
  
(v. i.)
To move; to come or go; literally, to draw one's self; -- with prepositions and adverbs; as, to draw away, to move off, esp. in racing, to get in front; to obtain the lead or increase it; to draw back, to retreat; to draw level, to move up even (with another); to come up to or overtake another; to draw off, to retire or retreat; to draw on, to advance; to draw up, to form in array; to draw near, nigh, or towards, to approach; to draw together, to come together, to collect.
  
(v. i.)
To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; -- usually with on or upon.
  
(v. i.)
To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; -- said of a blister, poultice, etc.
  
(v. i.)
To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc.
  
(v. i.)
To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.
  
(v. i.)
To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well.
  
(v. i.)
To become contracted; to shrink.
  
(v. i.)
To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily.
  
(n.)
The act of drawing; draught.
  
(n.)
That part of a bridge which may be raised, swung round, or drawn aside; the movable part of a drawbridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.
  
(n.)
A lot or chance to be drawn.
  
(n.)
A drawn game or battle, etc.
  
(v. t.)
To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.
  
(v. t.)
To withdraw.
  
(v. t.)
To trace by scent; to track; -- a hunting term.
  
(v. t.)
To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank.
  
(v. t.)
To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.
  
(v. t.)
To take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize.
  
(v. t.)
To select by the drawing of lots.
  
(v. t.)
To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface; hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or picture.
  
(v. t.)
To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating; -- said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a ship draws ten feet of water.
  
(v. t.)
To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to represent by words; to depict; to describe.
  
(v. t.)
To remove the contents of
  
(v. t.)
To pull from a sheath, as a sword.
  
(v. t.)
To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.
  
(v. t.)
To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce.
  
(v. t.)
To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.
  
(v. t.)
To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.
  
(v. t.)
To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.
  
(v. t.)
To drain by emptying; to suck dry.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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draw
\draw\, n.
1. the result of drawing, or state of being drawn; specif.: (a) a drawn battle, game, or the like. (b) the spin or twist imparted to a ball, or the like, by a drawing stroke.
2. that which is drawn or is subject to drawing.
draw
\draw\ (?), v. t. 1. in various games: (a) (cricket) to play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket. (b) (golf) to hit (the ball) with the toe of the club so that it is deflected toward the left. (c) (billiards) to strike (the cue ball) below the center so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it to take a backward direction on striking another ball. (d) (curling) to throw up (the stone) gently.
2. to leave (a contest) undecided; as, the battle or game was drawn.
draw
\draw\ (dr&add;), v. t. [imp. drew (dr&udd;); p. p. drawn (dr&add;n); p. pr. & vb. n. drawing.] [oe. dra&yogh;en, drahen, draien, drawen, as. dragan; akin to icel. & sw. draga, dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to os. dragan to bear, carry, d. dragen, g. tragen, goth. dragan; cf. skr. dhraj to move along, glide; and perh. akin to skr. dhar to hold, bear. ?73. cf. 2d drag, dray a cart, 1st dredge.] 1. to cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow. he cast him down to ground, and all along drew him through dirt and mire without remorse. he hastened to draw the stranger into a private room. w. scott. do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats? 6. the arrow is now drawn to the head.
2. to influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce. the poet did feign that orpheus drew trees, stones, and floods. all eyes you draw, and with the eyes the heart.
3. to cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) to bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc. the drew out the staves of the ark. v. 9. draw thee waters for the siege. --nahum iii. 14. i opened the tumor by the point of a lancet without drawing one drop of blood. (b) to pull from a sheath, as a sword. i will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. xv. 9. (c) to extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive. spirits, by distillations, may be drawn out of vegetable juices, which shall flame and fume of themselves. until you had drawn oaths from him. (d) to obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive. we do not draw the moral lessons we might from history. (e) to take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank. (f) to take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize. (g) to select by the drawing of lots. provided magistracies were filled by men freely chosen or drawn.
4. to remove the contents of; as: (a) to drain by emptying; to suck dry. sucking and drawing the breast dischargeth the milk as fast as it can generated. (b) to extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal. in private draw your poultry, clean your tripe.
5. to take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave. "where i first drew air." drew, or seemed to draw, a dying groan.
6. to extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire. how long her face is drawn! a
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Draw = ad. yonder, at a distance
Attynu = v. to pull, or draw back
Dyfynu = v. to draw to; to cite
Dynesu = v. to draw near
Gwyrdynu = v. to draw obliquely
Llinellu = v. to draw lines
Llithio = v. to draw to, to attract, to entice, to lecture, to bait
Tocynu = v. to ticket, to draw lots
Tofi = v. to draw out in a range
Trullio = v. to draw liquor
Tynu = v. to draw, to pull
Ymnesau = v. to approach; to draw one's self near
Ysgrogell = n. a draw bridge
Anagram
  ward
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a gully that is shallower than a ravine
(hypernym) gully
2. an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the biggest drawing card they had"
(synonym) drawing card, attraction, attractor, attracter
(hypernym) entertainer
3. 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"
(synonym) standoff, tie
(hypernym) finish
(hyponym) dead heat
(derivation) tie
4. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; "the luck of the draw"; "they drew lots for it"
(synonym) lot
(hypernym) object, physical object
(derivation) cast
5. a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack; "he got a pair of kings in the draw"
(hypernym) playing card
(derivation) cast
6. a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he tooks lessons to cure his hooking"
(synonym) hook, hooking
(hypernym) golf stroke, golf shot, swing
7. (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
(synonym) draw play
(hypernym) run, running, running play, running game
(classification) American football, American football game
8. poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; "he played only draw and stud"
(synonym) draw poker
(hypernym) poker, poker game
9. the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"
(synonym) haul, haulage
(hypernym) pull, pulling
(hyponym) tow, towage
(derivation) pull, force

Verb
1. cause to move along the ground by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
(synonym) pull, force
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) twitch
(verb-group) pull
(derivation) haul, haulage
2. get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
(synonym) reap
(hypernym) derive, gain
3. make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
(synonym) trace, line, describe, delineate
(hypernym) mark
(hyponym) construct
(derivation) drawing
4. 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?"
(synonym) make
(hypernym) create by mental act, create mentally
(verb-group) make
5. 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"
(synonym) pull, pull out, get out, take out
(hypernym) remove, take, take away, withdraw
(hyponym) unsheathe
(verb-group) take out
(derivation) drawer
6. represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
(hypernym) represent, interpret
(hyponym) pencil
(verb-group) trace, line, describe, delineate
(derivation) draftsman, drawer
(classification) art, artistic creation, artistic production
7. take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel"
(synonym) take out
(hypernym) remove, take, take away, withdraw
(hyponym) milk
(see-also) educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out
(verb-group) pull, pull out, get out, take out
(derivation) drawing, drawing off
8. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
(synonym) describe, depict
(hypernym) set forth, expound, exposit
(hyponym) represent
9. select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
(hypernym) choose, take, select, pick out
10. elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"
(hypernym) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
(verb-group) reap
11. suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
(synonym) puff, drag
(hypernym) inhale, inspire, breathe in
(entail) smoke
12. move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore"
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
13. 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"
(synonym) withdraw, take out, draw off
(hypernym) remove, take, take away, withdraw
(hyponym) cheque, check out
(verb-group) take out
(derivation) drawee
14. choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
(synonym) cast
(hypernym) move, go
15. in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"
(synonym) get
(hypernym) effect, effectuate, bring about, set up
16. bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition; "She was drawn to despair"; "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"; "The session was drawn to a close"
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
17. cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood"
(hypernym) remove, take, take away, withdraw
18. write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
(hypernym) write, compose, pen, indite
(see-also) frame, compose, draw up
19. engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
(hypernym) create
(verb-group) trace, line, describe, delineate
(derivation) draftsman, drawer
20. move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains"
(hypernym) close, shut
21. allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well"
(hypernym) be
(verb-group) take out
22. require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"
(hypernym) necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
23. 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"
(synonym) quarter, draw and quarter
(hypernym) kill
24. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
(synonym) absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, take in, take up
(hyponym) wipe up, mop up, mop
(see-also) attract, pull, pull in, draw in
25. 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"
(synonym) attract, pull, pull in, draw in
(hypernym) pull, force
(hyponym) tug
(verb-group) draw in, retract
26. thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
(synonym) string, thread
(hypernym) arrange, set up
(hyponym) bead
(verb-group) guide, run, pass
27. pull back the sling of (a bow); "The archers were drawing their bows"
(synonym) pull back
(hypernym) stretch
(verb-group) pull back
28. guide or pass over something; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
(synonym) guide, run, pass
(hyponym) rub
(verb-group) string, thread
29. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
(synonym) tie
(hypernym) equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate
(entail) play
(derivation) standoff, tie
30. contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"
(hypernym) change shape, change form, deform
(verb-group) pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit
31. reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire"
(hypernym) thin
32. steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit"
(hypernym) steep, infuse
33. remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
(synonym) disembowel, eviscerate
(hypernym) remove, take, take away, withdraw
34. flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel"
(hypernym) shape, form
35. cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"
(hypernym) localize, localise
(hyponym) suppurate, mature
Draw Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Iron Casting Terms
A term employed to denote shrinkage that appears on the surface of a casting. Formerly used to describe tempering.
Draw Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Parliamentary Procedure
The method of choosing the names of private Members whose bills or motions will be included in the order of precedence for debate in the House. The names are chosen at random from a ballot box in which all those eligible have been placed.
Under the authority of the Clerk of the House of Commons
Draw Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
ETSI and 3GPP
Direct Read After Write (Optical Disk)
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
1. To form wires by pulling the wire stock through a series of hardened dies.
2. The process of removing the hardness from a piece of metal.
3. The amount of electrical load or electrical requirement.
Technical English by wpv
to take, get or receive. (Application)
Draw Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
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JDK Doc(JAVA)
- Method in class java.awt.font.TextLayout 
- Method in class java.awt.font.GraphicAttribute 
public abstract void draw (Graphics2D  graphics, float x, float y)
Renders this GraphicAttribute at the specified location.Parameters: graphics - the Graphics2D into which to render the graphic - the user-space coordinates where the graphic is renderedx, y - the user-space coordinates where the graphic is rendered
- Method in class java.awt.font.ShapeGraphicAttribute 
public void draw (Graphics2D  graphics, float x, float y)
Draws the graphic at the given location. The Shape is drawn with its origin at (x, y).Overrides: draw in class GraphicAttribute Parameters: graphics - the Graphics2D into which to draw the graphic - the user space coordinates where the graphic is drawnx, y - the user space coordinates where the graphic is drawn
- Method in class java.awt.font.ImageGraphicAttribute 
public void draw (Graphics2D  graphics, float x, float y)
Renders the graphic at the specified location.Overrides: draw in class GraphicAttribute Parameters: graphics - the Graphics2D into which to render the graphic - the user-space coordinates where the graphic is renderedx - the user-space coordinates where the graphic is rendered
- Method in class java.awt.Graphics2D 
public abstract void draw (Shape  s)
Strokes the outline of a Shape using the settings of the current Graphics2D context. The rendering attributes applied include the Clip, Transform, Paint, Composite and Stroke attributes.Parameters: s - the Shape to be renderedSee Also:  setStroke(java.awt.Stroke) , setPaint(java.awt.Paint) , Graphics.setColor(java.awt.Color) , transform(java.awt.geom.AffineTransform) , setTransform(java.awt.geom.AffineTransform) , clip(java.awt.Shape) , Graphics.setClip(int, int, int, int) , setComposite(java.awt.Composite)
Draw Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Draw, drawing, draws, or drawn may refer to:
  • Drawing, the result or the act of making an image with a writing utensil
  • A part of many card games
  • A part of a lottery
  • The act of wielding a weapon by removing from a sheath or holster - to "draw" a pistol or a knife
  • Drawing (manufacturing), a process where metal, glass, or plastic is stretched
    • Wire drawing
  • Draw (terrain), a terrain feature formed by two parallel ridges or spurs with low ground in between them

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Draw! is a 1984 American/Canadian comedy-western film by Steven Hilliard Stern

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Draw Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Tennis Glossary
This tells players who plays who and how the tournament will play out. The seeds are placed in the draw first and then the rest of the names are picked at random out of a hat.
Dictionary Soccer
A game that ends with a tied score.
Glossary of Chess Terms
A game that ends in a tie, where each player is awarded half a point. A draw occurs when 1) there's not enough material to force mate; 2) there is a stalemate; 3) a 3-time repetition of position has been reached, or 4) there is mutual agreement (see "Draw offer").
Chess Terminology
A common result in chess when neither side wins or loses. A draw may result when neither side has sufficient material to force a win, or agreement of both players, or etc.
Worldgolf
The pairing of golfers for a match play tournament
U.S. Figure Skating Glossary
The process to determine the starting or skating order for each event. Either the referee or chair of the competition conducts the process in the presence of other judges (closed draw) or in an open setting where the athletes participate and actually draw a number from a pouch (open draw).
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Draw Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
cigar terms
The amount of air that gets pulled through a lit cigar. It can be too easy (hot) or too tight (plugged).
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
To cause to flow forth as a pump drawing water.
Draw Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
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