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Definition of draw:

  1. A drawn battle, game, or the like.
  2. A drawn game or battle, etc.
  3. A lot or chance to be drawn.
  4. 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.
  5. That which is drawn or is subject to drawing.
  6. The act of drawing; draught.
  7. The result of drawing, or state of being drawn;
  8. The spin or twist imparted to a ball, or the like, by a drawing stroke.
  9. To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily.
  10. To become contracted; to shrink.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. To drain by emptying; to suck dry.
  14. To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well.
  15. To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.
  16. To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.
  17. To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.
  18. To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.
  19. To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc.
  20. To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; - said of a blister, poultice, etc.
  21. To hit ( the ball) with the toe of the club so that it is deflected toward the left.
  22. 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.
  23. To leave ( a contest) undecided; as, the battle or game was drawn.
  24. To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; - usually with on or upon.
  25. 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.
  26. To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.
  27. To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures.
  28. 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.
  29. To pull from a sheath, as a sword.
  30. 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.
  31. To remove the contents of
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. To select by the drawing of lots.
  36. To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.
  40. 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.
  41. To throw up ( the stone) gently.
  42. To trace by scent; to track; - a hunting term.
  43. To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword.
  44. To withdraw.
  45. To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.

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