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draw in meaning and definition

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DRAW IN verb

Definition of draw in (verb)

  1. pull inward or towards a center
    • "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws"
    • synonyms: retract
  2. 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"
    • synonyms: attract, draw, pull, pull in
    • antonym: beat back
  3. shape one's body into a curl
    • "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
    • synonyms: curl, curl up
  4. advance or converge on
    • "The police were closing in on him"
    • synonyms: close in
  5. of trains; move into (a station)
  6. draw in as if by suction
    • "suck in your cheeks and stomach"
    • synonyms: suck in
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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