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attract

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Verb attract has 3 senses
  1. attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in - 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"
    --1 is one way to pull, draw, force
    Antonyms: repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back
    Derived forms: noun attraction5, noun attraction2, noun attraction4, noun attraction3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. attract - exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away; "the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies"
    --2 is one way to
    pull
    Derived form: noun attraction1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. attract, appeal - be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
    Antonyms: repel, repulse
    Derived forms: noun attraction2, noun attraction4, noun attraction3, noun attractor3
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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