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draw interest

1. To attract attention. In this usage, "draw" and "interest" are often separated by a quantifier. In the employee poll, these potential changes drew the most interest, sir. That artist's latest set of paintings has really drawn a great deal of interest among art collectors.
2. To accrue interest while deposited, as of money. You'll only be able to draw interest if you actually deposit your money for a change.
See also: draw, interest

draw interest

 
1. to appear interesting and get (someone's) attention. (Note the variation in the examples.) This kind of event isn't likely to draw a lot of interest. What kind of show will draw public interest?
2. [for money] to earn interest while on deposit. Put your money in the bank so it will draw interest. The cash value of some insurance policies also draws interest.
See also: draw, interest
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Aside from the 49ers, he has also drawn interest from the Tennessee Titans, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Green Bay Packers.
The two plots of land, totaling about 16 acres, have drawn interest from potential buyers and Town Attorney Steven Oxenhandler on Thursday night outlined action the council required to take to avoid being on the outside looking in.
He enjoyed his best season yet this year as an attacking half-back and has drawn interest from other clubs in the competition as a result.
The 35-year-old defender has drawn interest from the likes of Leicester but Brunt, preparing for Northern Ireland's match against Romania, said: "I'm quite surprised it's in the situation it is.
The event has drawn interest from many sponsors including Tasneef, Mubarak Marine, Gulf Craft, Folk Shipping, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, Wartsila Gulf FZE, DMC, DNV-GL Dubai, The Marshal Island Registry, Dubai Trading Agency, Rina Group, and Lloyd's Register.
It has drawn interest from around the world, with most viewing it as a curiosity or as an investment, said auction house director Kathrin Weidler.
IPsoft took floors 9-15 as well as floor 17 at the building, which has consistently drawn interest from financial services, legal and tech tenants.
23 October 2013 - US food and drug retailer Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) has drawn interest from several private equity firms, including Cerberus Capital Management LP, Reuters reported, quoting people in the know.
23 October 2013 a[euro]" US food and drug retailer Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) has drawn interest from several private equity firms, including Cerberus Capital Management LP, Reuters reported, quoting people in the know.
DISCOUNT clothing retailer Matalan has drawn interest from at least five major buy-out firms in the opening stages of a pounds 1.
EMAP'S consumer magazines have drawn interest from the US publishers of Maxim.
This patented technology has drawn interest from several thermoforming equipment makers who are considering it for their machines.
The ability to produce renewable fuel has drawn interest from the Ontario Centre of Excellence and EnQuest is submiting a $300,000 application to FedNor.
She had her first live gig in 1993, and by 1995 she had drawn interest horn pop music impresario Miles Copeland (she recorded the first of her three albums for his Ark 21 label).
Braswell, 143-123 in nine seasons at CSUN, has drawn interest for the vacant basketball job at Fresno State, his alma mater.