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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (6)

1. pull inward or towards a center;
- Example: "The pilot drew in the landing gear"
- Example: "The cat retracted his claws"
[syn: draw in, retract]

2. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes;
- Example: "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"
- Example: "The ad pulled in many potential customers"
- Example: "This pianist pulls huge crowds"
- Example: "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
[syn: attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in]

3. shape one's body into a curl;
- Example: "She curled farther down under the covers"
- Example: "She fell and drew in"
[syn: curl up, curl, draw in]

4. advance or converge on;
- Example: "The police were closing in on him"
[syn: close in, draw in]

5. of trains; move into (a station);
- Example: "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
[syn: pull in, get in, move in, draw in]

6. draw in as if by suction;
- Example: "suck in your cheeks and stomach"
[syn: suck in, draw in]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

draw in v 1: pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws" [syn: draw in, 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" [syn: attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in] [ant: beat back, drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse] 3: shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in" [syn: curl up, curl, draw in] 4: advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him" [syn: close in, draw in] 5: of trains; move into (a station); "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station" [syn: pull in, get in, move in, draw in] [ant: get out, pull out] 6: draw in as if by suction; "suck in your cheeks and stomach" [syn: suck in, draw in]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

113 Moby Thesaurus words for "draw in": abbreviate, absorb, allure, argue, aspirate, bait, bait the hook, blandish, breathe in, bring around, cajole, catch up in, circumscribe, coarct, coax, compact, compress, concentrate, concern, condense, confine, consolidate, constrict, constringe, contract, convince, cramp, crank, crank in, cringe, curtail, decoy, decrease, diminish, draw, draw back, draw on, draw taut, draw together, duck, embarrass, engage, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entice, flinch, flirt, flirt with, get, give the come-on, go in, implicate, inhale, inspire, interest, inveigle, involve, knit, lead on, limit, lure, narrow, offer bait to, persuade, prevail, prompt, pucker, pucker up, pull back, pull in, pull out, purse, reduce, reel, reel in, restrict, retract, rope in, seduce, shorten, shrink, shy, slurp, snape, sniff, sniffle, snuff, snuff in, snuffle, solidify, straiten, strangle, strangulate, suck, suck in, suck into, suckle, tackle, talk into, tangle, taper, tauten, tighten, trim, win over, wince, winch, wind in, windlass, withdraw, woo, wrinkle