draw (someone or something) out of (someone or something)

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draw (someone or something) out of (someone or something)

1. To cause one to reveal information. I swore my sister to secrecy, but I'm worried that dad will be able to draw the story out of her. Well, I don't know who told Madeline, but she didn't draw that information out of me.
2. To entice someone or something to come out of hiding. I saw a feral cat back there earlier, and I hope this bowl of cat food will draw it out.
See also: draw, of, out