draw


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

draw someone (or an animal)

out of something and draw someone or an animal out to lure someone or an animal out of something or some place. I thought the smell of breakfast would draw him out of his slumber. The catnip drew out the cat from under the front porch.

draw

( oneself ) aside [for someone] to move aside. I drew myself aside so the children could pass. He drew himself aside so Maggie could pass.

draw

( someone or something ) from something to sketch (someone or something) from a particular source, such as memory, real life, a photograph, etc. He is a very good artist. He can draw from a photograph or a painting. I will try to draw him from memory.

draw

/get a bead on
To take careful aim at.

draw

/haul/pull in (one's) horns Informal
1. To restrain oneself; draw back.
2. To retreat from a previously taken position, view, or stance.
3. To economize.
See:
References in periodicals archive ?
Kids love to twist and draw, dance and draw, hold hands and draw, and so on.
Draw on clothes (with |permission of course) and customise T-shirts!
In fact, depending on your flexibility and holster placement, you may even be able to rotate your off-hand inward to the point you could draw with a proper grip.
The Big Draw charity manages research projects, campaigns and educational conferences on visual literacy and supports professional and emerging artists.
The draw continued from the number 74 to 132, and the remaining 59 political entities took part in the draw.
* Break down complex views into simple geometrical shapes; draw them as feint lines, then fill in the details.
"I like the draw, I like to see it, I like to feel it.
Sketch a scientific theory, trace some technology, etch like an engineer or draw mathematically.
In addition to these draw, the Al Mumayaz Savings Scheme will continue its Hourly Prize Draws of RO1,000 each from Sunday to Wednesday, totalling over 900 winners by the end of the year.
The Big Draw offers thousands of enjoyable, and mainly free, drawing activities which connect people of all ages with museums, outdoor spaces, artists, designers, illustrators - and each other.
150 9 6 36 39 0 105 v DERBYSHIRE (a) W 8 wkts Surrey (a) L 106 runs Glamorgan (h) W 138 runs Worcs (h) W 6 wkts Glamorgan (a) W 6 wkts Gloucs (h) Draw Essex LEICESTERSHIRE (h)Li&79 Essex (a) Draw Gloucs (a)Li&34 Hants (h) Draw Surrey (a) L 204 runs Worcs (h) Draw Kent v Old Trafford is the stage for a televised relegation showdown between Lancashire and Middlesex where nothing but a landslide victory for the Red Rose will stop them making a swift return to Division Two.
How to Draw 5.0 by ArtelPlus features more than 150 different drawing instructions and a coloring book.
Fortunately she didn't listen, and secretly used it to draw whimsical pictures on tissues she had found on the vanity.
How to Draw SpongeBob Squarepants: Draw Your Favorite Characters, Step by Simple Step (Nickeloaeen).