draw (someone or something) together

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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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References in classic literature ?
Miss Letitia was silent, when the new nurse softly parted the curtains--looked in--and drew them together again.
Something in the still night drew them together and when the drunken boy's head began to clear they talked.
Of course, when the two discover their name connection, they decide it must have been fate that drew them together.
The ingenious solution was to slot the majority of these individual works into a complex armature of raw pine planks that simultaneously drew them together and kept them apart.
McCririck bemoans how he drew them together for the second of tonight's Derby semi finals.
If this concert was anything to go by, it wasn't his bubbly charm that drew them together.
But there was a time when the Old Firm stood united, controversy drew them together - until this week when, unlike Kenny Dalglish, they chose not to talk by telephone.
Doyle's insightful reading of the "tree" scar on Sethe's back provides an example: In the scene after Sethe and Paul D have made love, the tree which initially drew them together begins to separate them physically and emotionally.
Among all those chunks, he says, some may have ended up close to one another and moving at similar speeds, until mutual gravitational attraction drew them together.
Bob and Barbara Brown of Simi Valley, who married in 1978, attended a Marriage Encounter weekend two years ago in Orange County to refocus their priorities and re-establish the ties that initially drew them together.