draw (someone or something) toward (someone or something)

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draw (someone or something) toward (someone or something)

To move someone or something physically closer to someone or something else. I grabbed Bobby's hand and drew him toward me as the car whizzed by.
See also: draw, toward
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I was proceeding to tell the order in which the four evil forms appeared to me to succeed one another, when Pole marchus, who was sitting a little way off, just beyond Adeimantus, began to whisper to him: stretching forth his hand, he took hold of the upper part of his coat by the shoulder, and drew him towards him, leaning forward himself so as to be quite close and saying something in his ear, of which I only caught the words, `Shall we let him off, or what shall we do?
She took him by the end of the fingers (reaching forward to take them, for her great preoccupation was to save time), she drew him towards her, pushed him past her in the door, and planted him face to face with Mr.
Port Mulgrave's Fent Howell would have fared better but had trouble with a magnetic tree that drew him towards it each lap on the plunge downhill of section two.
His caring nature drew him towards social work, working as a qualified social worker in London and the south east.