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draw (someone or something) together

1. To cause people or things to come physically close together. Mom drew all of us together in a group hug after Christmas dinner.
2. To cause people to rely on each other for comfort and support. As tough as its been, I think this time of tragedy has really drawn us all together.
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draw someone together

to make people seek one another for emotional support. The tragic accident drew the family all together. Do you think the crisis actually will draw us closer together?
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A fresh articulation of Judaism as a peacemaking faith and culture, he argues, could draw together religious and secular alike in a new conception of Israeli Jewish identity that could lead to gestures of acceptance of the Palestinians.
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0 did little to draw together communities around common interests in any sort of meaningful way.
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