Complete Definition of "draw"

wikipedia|dab=draw
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/'dÉ»ÉÊ/, /dɹÉÉ/
audio|en-us-draw.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË|-ÉË

Verb
en-verb|draws|drawing|drew|drawn|

  1. to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.

#:She likes to draw the ocean.

  1. to pull out (a gun, a tooth)
  2. (upon): to rely on

#:She had to draw upon her experience to solve the problem

  1. to determine the result of a lottery
  2. to end a game with neither side winning

#:The result will be a draw if nobody scores soon.

  1. to deduce or infer

#: He tried to draw a conclusion from the facts

  1. to attract

#:I was drawn to her

  1. (of curtains etc.) to close

#:You should draw the curtains at night.

  1. to disembowel

#:He will be hanged, drawn and quartered.

  1. to drag
  2. context|firearms to brandish oneâs gun.
  3. context|archery to pull back the arrow in preparation for shooting.
  4. poker to trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games
  5. poker to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards

#: Jill only has four cards of the same suit, she's drawing to the flush

Etymology
rfc-level|Etymology not at level 3
Old English draġan

Translations
trans-top|to produce a picture
Arabic: ARchar|رس٠(rásama)
Czech: t-|cs|kreslit
Dutch: t+|nl|tekenen
Esperanto: t-|eo|desegni|xs=Esperanto
Ewe: ta
Finnish: t+|fi|piirtää
French: t+|fr|dessiner
German: t+|de|zeichnen
Greek: t|el|ÏÏεδιάζÏ|scGrek (schediázo), t|el|ζÏγÏαÏίζÏ|scGrek (zografízo)
Ido: desegnar
Indonesian: t+|id|lukis|xs=Indonesian
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|disegnare
Japanese: æã (ãã, kaku, ããã, egaku)
Korean: ê·¸ë¦¬ë¤ (geurida)
Norwegian: tegne
Persian: FAchar|Ú©Ø´ÛدÙ
Polish: rysowaÄ
Portuguese: t+|pt|desenhar
Russian: ÑиÑоваÑÑ (risovátâ)
Spanish: t+|es|dibujar
Swedish: rita, teckna
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trans-top|to pull out
Dutch: t+|nl|trekken
Finnish: t+|fi|vetää
French: t+|fr|dégainer
German: t+|de|ziehen
trans-mid
Indonesian: t+|id|tarik|xs=Indonesian
Italian: t+|it|estrarre
Korean: ë½ë¤ (ppopda)
Polish: wyciÄgaÄ
Spanish: t-|es|desenvainar
Swedish: t+|sv|dra
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trans-top|to rely on
French: t+|fr|tirer
German: t+|de|ziehen
Indonesian: t+|id|tarik|xsIndonesian, t+|id|undi|xsIndonesian
Italian: t+|it|affidarsi
trans-mid
Korean: ë°ë¥´ë¤ (ttareuda)
Polish: t+|pl|polegaÄ
Spanish: t-|es|confiar
Swedish: t+|sv|lita på
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trans-top|to determine the result of a lottery
Dutch: t+|nl|trekken
German: auslosen
trans-mid
Polish: ciÄgnÄÄ los
Swedish: t+|sv|dra
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trans-top|to end a game with neither side winning
Dutch: t|nl|gelijkspelen
Italian: t-|it|pareggiare
Korean: ë¹ê¸°ë¤ (bigida)
trans-mid
Polish: remisowaÄ
Spanish: t-|es|empatar
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trans-top|to deduce or infer
Korean: ëì´ë´ë¤ (kkeureonaeda)
Polish: pociÄgaÄ
trans-mid
Spanish: vicerar
Swedish: t+|sv|dra, t+|sv|härleda
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trans-top|to attract
Dutch: t|nl|aantrekken
Korean: ëë¤ (kkeulda)
trans-mid
Polish: zasuwaÄ
Swedish: t+|sv|dra, t+|sv|attrahera
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trans-top|to close
Dutch: t+|nl|sluiten
Korean: ë리ì°ë¤ (deuriuda)
trans-mid
Polish: wypruwaÄ wnÄtrznoÅci
Swedish: dra för
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Indonesian: gambar|menggambar
ttbc|Polish: losowaÄ
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ttbc|Romanian: desena
ttbc|Swahili: kuchora

Related terms
drawback
drawbridge
drawing
draw a bath
draw the line at (set a limit, especially of tolerance)
drawmaster
draw raise
draw weight
luck of the draw
quick on the draw (fast reactions)

Anagrams
ward

Noun
en-noun

  1. The result of a game in which neither side win|has won; a tie.

#:The game ended a draw.

  1. The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined.

#:The draw is on Saturday.

  1. cricket 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.
  2. golf A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook,slice,fade
  3. curling A shot that lands in play without hitting another stone out, as opposed to a takeout shot.
  4. geography A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding.
  5. colloquial cannabis.
  6. In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer.
  7. poker 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.

Quotations
;dry stream bed
1918, w:Willa Cather|Willa Cather, w:My Antonia|My Antonia, Mirado Modern Classics, paperback edition, page 15
:The garden, curiously enough, was a quarter of a mile from the house, and the way to it led up a shadow draw past the cattle corral.

Translations
trans-top|a tie
Finnish: t+|fi|tasapeli
French: t+|fr|égalité|f, t+|fr|match nul
German: Unentschieden n, Remis n
Italian: t-|it|pareggio|m
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Polish: t-|pl|remis|m
Romanian: egalitate f
Swedish: oavgjort (adjective), remi n (in chess)
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trans-top|The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined
Dutch: trekking f
Finnish: lottoarvonta
French: t+|fr|tirage|m
German: Ziehung f
trans-mid
Italian: t|it|riffa|f
Polish: losowanie n
Romanian: tragere f
Swedish: dragning c
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Turkish: çekmek, çizmek
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Category:English irregular verbs

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