draw together

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draw together

1. To cause people or things to come physically close together. A noun or pronoun can be used between "draw" and "together." Mom drew all of us together in a group hug after Christmas dinner. The electrical charges cause the particles to be drawn together in the solution, forming a new solid.
2. To cause people to rely on each other for comfort and support. A noun or pronoun can be used between "draw" and "together." As tough as it has been, I think this time of tragedy has really drawn together the whole country. The local team's playoff run is drawing the town together to show their support.
3. To gather multiple people or things into a single group or pool. A noun or pronoun can be used between "draw" and "together." The new project aims to draw together the information of millions of citizens. The company's new program is meant to draw people of diverse backgrounds together.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

draw people or things together

to pull people together; to pull things together. She drew her toys together in preparation for leaving. She drew together all the people she wanted to talk to.
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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?
See also: draw, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But however it came about he had conceived the idea that I was an outcast for a reason similar to his own, and I let his mistake pass, it seemed to matter so little and to draw us together so naturally.
For me being able to share resources with departments is a must--it helps draw us together, creates stronger links and generally keeps us talking about what we do.
"We're in store not for a speech that will seek to draw us together as Americans, but one that seeks to score political points by driving us apart," she predicted.
Whether it is the "insatiable greed" highlighted by Pope Francis or the danger of tribalism referred to by Archbishop Welby, there are too many signs that the bonds which draw us together are being weakened.
"Our common commitment to strengthen democratic governance and the rule of law, as well as our multi-religious, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural values, continue to draw us together and promote our ties at all levels."
"And it ought to draw us together. I am happy to report that is our current view in Texas, and I am very proud of everybody who has worked to ensure that this is the way the issue is understood.
Often, the dynamics that initially draw us together, which varies greatly amongst people, are the reasons a relationship sustains over a long period of time.
The sense that city centres are shared space that everyone can use has sadly diminished, and with it, many of the intangible bonds that draw us together.
"I've said it before and it's maybe not the right thing to do nowadays but we did go out, have a sing-song, have a beer together - we were allowed to do that and it did draw us together," Kilbane said.
As the focus of unity for our Communion, he has endeavoured to draw us together, to heal our wounds and to strengthen our witness in the world.
The profound "focal practices" of human life (e.g., meals, music, art) use technology to draw us together. Yet "devices," such as thermostats and radios, provide heat and entertainment without connecting us to the resources we consume--or to one another.
Now, the question is: Does this moment draw us together or pull us further apart?
oThis should be unacceptable to all the democratic countries of the world, and should draw us together in universal condemnation of Russian aggression,o said McCain.