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- To sketch; depict with lines; to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.
- To drag, pull.
- To pull out (as a gun from a holster, or a tooth).
- To attract.
- The citizens were afraid the casino would draw an undesirable element to their town.
- I was drawn to her.
- To deduce or infer.
- He tried to draw a conclusion from the facts.
- (usually as draw on or draw upon): to rely on; utilize as a source.
- She had to draw upon her experience to solve the problem
- To disembowel.
- He will be hanged, drawn and quartered.
- To pull back the arrow in preparation for shooting.
- (of curtains, etc.) To close.
- You should draw the curtains at night.
- (of drinks, especially tea) To leave temporarily so as to allow the flavour to increase.
- Tea is much nicer if you let it draw for three minutes before pouring.
- To end a game in a draw (with neither side winning).
- Both these teams will draw if nobody scores soon.
- To consume, as energy.
- The circuit draws three hundred watts.
- To determine the result of a lottery.
- The winning lottery numbers were drawn every Tuesday.
- To take the top card of a deck into hand.
- At the start of their turn, each player must draw a card.
- To trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games; to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards. See also draw out.
- Jill only has four cards of the same suit, she's drawing to the flush.
- The result of a game in which neither side has won; a tie.
- The game ended a draw.
- The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined.
- The draw is on Saturday.
- The result of a two-innings match in which at least one side did not complete all their innings before time ran out. Different from a tie.
- A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook,slice,fade
- A shot that lands in play without hitting another stone out, as opposed to a takeout shot.
- A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding.
- In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer.
- A hand which is unlikely the best hand, but which has a chance to become one with future card
- Jill has four cards of the same suit, she has a draw to the flush.