Synonyms for drew
- 1. Drew, John Drew
- usage: United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)
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- 1. pull, draw, force, move, displace
- usage: cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
- 2. reap, draw, derive, gain
- usage: get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
- 3. trace, draw, line, describe, delineate, mark
- usage: make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
- 4. draw, make, create by mental act, create mentally
- usage: 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?"
- 5. draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: 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"
- 6. draw, represent, interpret
- usage: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
- 7. draw, take out, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel"
- 8. describe, depict, draw, set forth, expound, exposit
- usage: give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
- 9. draw, choose, take, select, pick out
- usage: select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
- 10. draw, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
- usage: 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"
- 11. puff, drag, draw, inhale, inspire, breathe in
- usage: suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
- 12. draw, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore"
- 13. withdraw, draw, take out, draw off, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: 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"
- 14. draw, cast, move, go
- usage: choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
- 15. draw, get, effect, effectuate, set up
- usage: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"
- 16. draw, change, alter, modify
- usage: 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"
- 17. draw, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood"
- 18. draw, write, compose, pen, indite
- usage: write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
- 19. draw, create
- usage: engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
- 20. draw, close, shut
- usage: move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains"
- 21. draw, be
- usage: allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well"
- 22. draw, necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
- usage: require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"
- 23. draw, quarter, draw and quarter, kill
- usage: 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"
- 24. pull, draw, move, displace
- usage: 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"
- 25. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
- usage: take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
- 26. attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in, pull, draw, force
- usage: 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"
- 27. string, thread, draw, arrange, set up
- usage: thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
- 28. pull back, draw, stretch
- usage: stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow); "The archers were drawing their bows"
- 29. guide, run, draw, pass
- usage: 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"
- 30. tie, draw, equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate
- usage: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
- 31. draw, change shape, change form, deform
- usage: contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"
- 32. draw, thin
- usage: reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire"
- 33. draw, steep, infuse
- usage: steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit"
- 34. disembowel, eviscerate, draw, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
- 35. draw, shape, form
- usage: flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel"
- 36. draw, localize, localise
- usage: cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"
See also: drew (Dictionary)