Dictionary Results for drawing


1. drawing - noun

· an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"

Hypernym(s): artwork, art, graphics, nontextual_matter




2. drawing - noun

· a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"

Hypernym(s): representation




3. drawing - noun

· the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"

Synonym(s): draftsmanship, drafting

Hypernym(s): art, artistic_creation, artistic_production




4. drawing - noun

· players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots

Synonym(s): lottery

Hypernym(s): game_of_chance, gambling_game




5. drawing - noun

· act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well"

Synonym(s): drawing_off

Hypernym(s): drain




6. drawing - noun

· the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

Synonym(s): draft, draught

Hypernym(s): pull, pulling




7. draw - verb

· cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"

Synonym(s): pull

Hypernym(s): move, displace




8. draw - verb

· get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"

Synonym(s): reap

Hypernym(s): derive, gain




9. draw - verb

· make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

Synonym(s): trace, line, describe, delineate

Hypernym(s): mark




10. draw - verb

· make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"

Synonym(s): make

Hypernym(s): create_by_mental_act, create_mentally




11. draw - verb

· bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"

Synonym(s): pull, pull_out, get_out, take_out

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




12. draw - verb

· represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"

Hypernym(s): represent, interpret




13. draw - verb

· take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel"

Synonym(s): take_out

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




14. draw - verb

· give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

Synonym(s): describe, depict

Hypernym(s): set_forth, expound, exposit




15. draw - verb

· select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"

Hypernym(s): choose, take, select, pick_out




16. draw - verb

· elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"

Hypernym(s): arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke




17. draw - verb

· suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"

Synonym(s): puff, drag

Hypernym(s): inhale, inspire, breathe_in




18. draw - verb

· move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore"

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




19. draw - verb

· remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"

Synonym(s): withdraw, take_out, draw_off

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw

Antonym(s): deposit




20. draw - verb

· choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"

Synonym(s): cast

Hypernym(s): move, go




21. draw - verb

· earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"

Synonym(s): get

Hypernym(s): effect, effectuate, set_up




22. draw - verb

· bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition; "She was drawn to despair"; "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"; "The session was drawn to a close"

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




23. draw - verb

· cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood"

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




24. draw - verb

· write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"

Hypernym(s): write, compose, pen, indite




25. draw - verb

· engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"

Hypernym(s): create




26. draw - verb

· move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains"

Hypernym(s): close, shut




27. draw - verb

· allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well"

Hypernym(s): be




28. draw - verb

· require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches"

Hypernym(s): necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call_for, demand




29. draw - verb

· pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"

Synonym(s): quarter, draw_and_quarter

Hypernym(s): kill




30. draw - verb

· cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense; "A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter"

Synonym(s): pull

Hypernym(s): move, displace




31. draw - verb

· take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"

Synonym(s): absorb, suck, imbibe, soak_up, sop_up, suck_up, take_in, take_up




32. draw - verb

· direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"

Synonym(s): attract, pull, pull_in, draw_in

Hypernym(s): pull, draw




33. draw - verb

· thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"

Synonym(s): string, thread

Hypernym(s): arrange, set_up




34. draw - verb

· stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow); "The archers were drawing their bows"

Synonym(s): pull_back

Hypernym(s): stretch




35. draw - verb

· pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"

Synonym(s): guide, run, pass




36. draw - verb

· finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"

Synonym(s): tie

Hypernym(s): equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate




37. draw - verb

· contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"

Hypernym(s): change_shape, change_form, deform




38. draw - verb

· reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire"

Hypernym(s): thin




39. draw - verb

· steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit"

Hypernym(s): steep, infuse




40. draw - verb

· remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"

Synonym(s): disembowel, eviscerate

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




41. draw - verb

· flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel"

Hypernym(s): shape, form




42. draw - verb

· cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus"

Hypernym(s): localize, localise





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