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According to WordNet, the verb "draw" has 36 sense(s).

202311387 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".

200987071 give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack".

201448100 cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled".

201854132 take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel".

201078050 choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots".

201690294 represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse".

200430808 reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; "draw wire".

201359432 thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries".

202088107 move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore".

201582645 make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand".

200675901 select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population".

201539063 take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words".

201760300 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".

201243298 stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow); "The archers were drawing their bows".

201995211 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".

202293148 get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association".

201643297 earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls".

201690816 write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office".

202742107 allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well".

200143338 flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; "draw steel".

200097029 cause to localize at one point; "Draw blood and pus".

200556593 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".

200197590 remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken".

200730758 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?".

201115190 finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie".

201199009 suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette".

202628832 require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches".

201505254 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".

202103162 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".

201243148 move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains".

202097800 cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood".

200476965 contract; "The material drew after it was washed in hot water".

201643464 engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden".

201212230 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".

200327982 steep; pass through a strainer; "draw pulp from the fruit".

202483564 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".


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