Quotes containing word "draw"

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Sell also: absorb, attract, attraction, cast, delineate, depict, describe, drag, eviscerate, force, get, guide, haul, hook, hooking, imbibe, line, lot, make, pass, Puff, pull, quarter, reap, run, standoff, string, suck, thread, tie, trace, withdraw

Definitions and meanings of word "draw"

• Noun: a gully that is shallower than a ravine

• Noun: an entertainer who attracts large audiences; example: "he was the biggest drawing card they had"

• Noun: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; examples: "the game ended in a draw", "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"

• Noun: anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; examples: "the luck of the draw", "they drew lots for it"

• Noun: a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack; example: "he got a pair of kings in the draw"

• Noun: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; example: "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

• Noun: (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage

• Noun: poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; example: "he played only draw and stud"

• Noun: the act of drawing or hauling something; example: "the haul up the hill went very slowly"

• Verb: cause to move by pulling; examples: "draw a wagon", "pull a sled"

• Verb: get or derive; example: "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"

• Verb: make a mark or lines on a surface; examples: "draw a line", "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

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

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

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

• Verb: take liquid out of a container or well; example: "She drew water from the barrel"

• Verb: give a description of; example: "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

• Verb: select or take in from a given group or region; example: "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"

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

• Verb: suck in or take (air); examples: "draw a deep breath", "draw on a cigarette"

• Verb: move or go steadily or gradually; example: "The ship drew near the shore"

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

• Verb: choose at random; examples: "draw a card", "cast lots"

• Verb: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; example: "He drew a base on balls"

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

• Verb: cause to flow; example: "The nurse drew blood"

• Verb: write a legal document or paper; example: "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"

• Verb: engage in drawing; example: "He spent the day drawing in the garden"

• Verb: move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; examples: "draw the shades", "draw the curtains"

• Verb: allow a draft; example: "This chimney draws very well"

• Verb: require a specified depth for floating; example: "This boat draws 70 inches"

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

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

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

• Verb: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; examples: "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"

• Verb: thread on or as if on a string; examples: "string pearls on a string", "the child drew glass beads on a string", "thread dried cranberries"

• Verb: pull back the sling of (a bow); example: "The archers were drawing their bows"

• Verb: guide or pass over something; examples: "He ran his eyes over her body", "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine", "He drew her hair through his fingers"

• Verb: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; example: "The teams drew a tie"

• Verb: contract; example: "The material drew after it was washed in hot water"

• Verb: reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die; example: "draw wire"

• Verb: steep; pass through a strainer; example: "draw pulp from the fruit"

• Verb: remove the entrails of; example: "draw a chicken"

• Verb: flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching; example: "draw steel"

• Verb: cause to localize at one point; example: "Draw blood and pus"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "draw"

John Kricfalusi
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Born Friday 9 September 1955
Georg C. Lichtenberg
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German Scientist
Sunday 1 July 1742 - Sunday 24 February 1799
Bell Hooks
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American Critic
Born Thursday 25 September 1952
Chloe Sevigny
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American Actress
Born Monday 18 November 1974
Balthus
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French Artist
Saturday 29 February 1908 - Sunday 18 February 2001
Jack Prelutsky
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American Writer, Poet
Born Sunday 8 September 1940
Jonathan Miller
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British Author, Actor, Sculptor, Entertainer, Director
Saturday 21 July 1934 - Wednesday 27 November 2019
Fred Thompson
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American Actor, Politician
Wednesday 19 August 1942 - Sunday 1 November 2015
Xenophanes
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Greek Philosopher
570 B.C. - 480 B.C.
Horace Walpole
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English Author
Friday 24 September 1717 - Thursday 2 March 1797
Clara Zetkin
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German Politician, Activist
Sunday 5 July 1857 - Tuesday 20 June 1933
Daniel Radcliffe
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British Actor
Born Sunday 23 July 1989

When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people, we can draw nearer to the earth, we can draw nearer to all the heavenly creatures that surround us.

Bell Hooks

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One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.

Balthus

Words: one, must, draw, eyes, pencil
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I like science and I love gym. Oh, and I like art, but I'm really bad at it. I'm just a terrible drawer. I can't draw a circle. Even with a ruler, I can't draw a straight line.

Daniel Radcliffe

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I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body.

Barbara Hepworth

Words: rarely, draw, see, feel, body
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The seeded draw came into being. This means that the two best players of the tournament are placed in opposite halves in the draw, and cannot possibly meet until the finals, if they come through successfully against all the rest of the participants.

Helen Wills Moody

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But if cattle and horses or lions had hands, or were able to draw with their hands and do the work that men can do, horses would draw the forms of the gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make their bodies such as they each had themselves.

Xenophanes

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What practical conclusions may we now draw for our propaganda work among women? The task of this Party Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions, but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement.

Clara Zetkin

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What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don't deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions, but don't we just as often draw the wrong ones?

Georg C. Lichtenberg

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I used to try to draw my girlfriends. I think one of the most romantic things that anybody can do is draw a portrait of the person you love.

Nick Carter

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My contribution to the world is my ability to draw. I will draw as much as I can for as many people as I can for as long as I can.

Keith Haring

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People can't draw now and don't feel it's necessary. Art students don't seem to want to draw.

Jonathan Miller

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There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained in elementary school by being able to draw well. One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked upon as a kind of sorceress.

Chris Van Allsburg

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When you're younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it - I found it again - that's where you can draw from. That's where you draw your strength from.

Elvis Stojko

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I'm an artist and I can draw very well. I'm amazed that everybody can't draw well because I can do it so effortlessly.

Jerry Lawler

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For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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And you finally get to a consensus, where you get a sense of what really ought to be done, and then they give it to me and then I draw it. I mean draw it in the sense, the philosophical sense.

Lawrence Halprin

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The Bristol Channel was always my guide, and I was always able to draw an imaginary line from my bed to our house over in Wales. It was a great comfort.

Roald Dahl

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It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.

Marie Curie

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There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character.

Harvey Ball

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