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drawing

 
Noun drawing has 6 senses
  1. drawing - an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
    --1 is a kind of
    artwork, art, graphics, nontextual matter
    Derived forms: verb draw19, verb draw6
  2. drawing - a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
    --2 is a kind of
    representation
    --2 has particulars:
     charcoal; delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing; diagram; mechanical drawing; pen-and-ink; plan, architectural plan; rendering; scribble, scrabble, doodle; silhouette; silverpoint; sketch, study; stick figure; tracing, trace
    Derived forms: verb draw6, verb draw3
  3. drawing, draftsmanship, drafting - the creation of artistic drawings; "he learned drawing from his father"
    --3 is a kind of art, artistic creation, artistic production
    --3 has particulars: pyrography; tracing
    Derived form: verb draw19
  4. lottery, drawing - players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots
    --4 is a kind of game of chance, gambling game
    --4 has particulars:
     tombola; lucky dip; numbers pool, numbers game, numbers racket, numbers; raffle; sweepstake, sweepstakes
    Derived form: verb draw14
  5. drawing, drawing off - act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well"
    --5 is a kind of drain
    --5 has particulars: derivation; derivation
    Derived form: verb draw7
  6. draft, draught, drawing - the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
    --6 is a kind of pull, pulling
    Derived form: verb draw1
Verb draw has 35 senses
  1. pull, draw, force - cause to move along the ground by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun draw9, noun drawing6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. reap, draw - get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
    --2 is one way to derive, gain
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  3. trace, draw, line, describe, delineate - make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
    --3 is one way to mark
    Derived form: noun drawing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. draw, make - 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?"
    --4 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out - 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"
    --5 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Derived form: noun drawer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
    --6 is one way to
    represent, interpret
    Derived forms: noun drawer3, noun drawing1, noun drawing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. draw, take out - take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel"
    --7 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Derived form: noun drawing5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. describe, depict, draw - give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
    --8 is one way to set forth, expound, exposit
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  9. draw - select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
    --9 is one way to
    choose, take, select, pick out
    Derived forms: noun draw5, noun draw4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  10. draw - 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"
    --10 is one way to
    arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. puff, drag, draw - suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
    --11 is one way to inhale, inspire, breathe in
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  12. draw - move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore"
    --12 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  13. withdraw, draw, take out, draw off - 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"
    --13 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Derived forms: noun drawee1, noun drawer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  14. draw, cast - choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
    --14 is one way to move, go
    Derived forms: noun draw5, noun draw4, noun drawing4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  15. draw, get - in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"
    --15 is one way to effect, effectuate, bring about, set up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. draw - 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"
    --16 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  17. draw - cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood"
    --17 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  18. draw - write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
    --18 is one way to
    write, compose, pen, indite
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  19. draw - engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
    --19 is one way to
    create
    Derived forms: noun drawer3, noun drawing1, noun drawing3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  20. draw - move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains"
    --20 is one way to
    close, shut
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  21. draw - allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well"
    --21 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  22. draw - require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"
    --22 is one way to
    necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  23. draw, quarter, draw and quarter - 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"
    --23 is one way to kill
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  24. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up - take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  25. 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"
    --25 is one way to pull, draw, force
    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
  26. string, thread, draw - thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
    --26 is one way to arrange, set up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  27. pull back, draw - pull back the sling of (a bow); "The archers were drawing their bows"
    --27 is one way to stretch
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  28. guide, run, draw, pass - 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"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  29. tie, draw - finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
    --29 is one way to equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate
    Derived form: noun draw3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  30. draw - contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"
    --30 is one way to
    change shape, change form, deform
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  31. draw - reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire"
    --31 is one way to
    thin
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  32. draw - steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit"
    --32 is one way to
    steep, infuse
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  33. disembowel, eviscerate, draw - remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
    --33 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  34. draw - flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel"
    --34 is one way to
    shape, form
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  35. draw - cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"
    --35 is one way to
    localize, localise
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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