English

Detailed Synonyms for drawing in English

drawing:

drawing [the ~] noun

  1. the drawing
    the drawing; the outline; the marking
  2. the drawing
    the sketch; the draft; the drawing
  3. the drawing
    the pattern; the design; the motive; the drawing
  4. the drawing
    – the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling 1
    the draft; the drawing; the draught
    – the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling 1
  5. the drawing
    – act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source 1
    the drawing; the drawing off
    – act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source 1
  6. the drawing
    – players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots 1
    the drawing; the lottery
    – players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots 1
  7. the drawing
    – the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams 1
    the drawing; the drafting; the draftsmanship
    – the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams 1
  8. the drawing
    – a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines 1
    the drawing
    – a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines 1
    • drawing [the ~] noun
      • drawings of abstract forms1
      • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures1
  9. the drawing
    – an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper 1
    the drawing
    – an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper 1
    • drawing [the ~] noun
      • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 71
  10. the drawing
    – Any ink that you add to a file that is not recognized as handwriting. 2
    the drawing
    – Any ink that you add to a file that is not recognized as handwriting. 2

Related Words for "drawing":


Alternate Synonyms for "drawing":


Related Definitions for "drawing":

  1. the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling1
  2. act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source1
    • the drawing of water from the well1
  3. players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots1
  4. the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams1
    • he learned drawing from his father1
  5. a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines1
    • drawings of abstract forms1
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures1
  6. an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper1
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 71
  7. Any ink that you add to a file that is not recognized as handwriting.2

drawing form of draw:

to draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)

  1. to draw
    to draw; to depict; to paint; to sketch; to portray
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • depict verb (depicts, depicted, depicting)
    • paint verb (paints, painted, painting)
    • sketch verb (sketches, sketched, sketching)
    • portray verb (portrays, portrayed, portraying)
  2. to draw
    to draw; to delineate
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • delineate verb (delineates, delineated, delineating)
  3. to draw
    to draw; to drag along; to pull; to haul; to lug
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • drag along verb (drags along, dragged along, dragging along)
    • pull verb (pulls, pulled, pulling)
    • haul verb (hauls, hauled, hauling)
    • lug verb (lugs, lugged, lugging)
  4. to draw
    to derive; to draw
    • derive verb (derives, derived, deriving)
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  5. to draw
    to shut; to close; to draw
    • shut verb (shuts, shut, shutting)
    • close verb (closes, closed, closing)
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  6. to draw
    scrabble; to doodle; to draw; to trace out; to scrawl
    • scrabble verb
    • doodle verb (doodles, doodled, doodling)
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • trace out verb (traces out, traced out, tracing out)
    • scrawl verb (scrawls, scrawled, scrawling)
  7. to draw
    – cause to localize at one point 1
    to draw
    – cause to localize at one point 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  8. to draw
    – flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching 1
    to draw
    – flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw steel1
  9. to draw
    – remove the entrails of 1
    to draw; disembowel; eviscerate
    – remove the entrails of 1
  10. to draw
    – steep; pass through a strainer 1
    to draw
    – steep; pass through a strainer 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw pulp from the fruit1
  11. to draw
    – reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die 1
    to draw
    – reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw wire1
  12. to draw
    – contract 1
    to draw
    – contract 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  13. to draw
    – bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition 1
    to draw
    – bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • She was drawn to despair1
      • The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum1
      • The session was drawn to a close1
  14. to draw
    – select or take in from a given group or region 1
    to draw
    – select or take in from a given group or region 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population1
  15. to draw
    – make, formulate, or derive in the mind 1
    to draw; to make
    – make, formulate, or derive in the mind 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • I draw a line here1
      • draw a conclusion1
      • draw parallels1
    • make verb (makes, made, making)
      • make an estimate1
      • What do you make of his remarks?1
  16. to draw
    – give a description of 1
    to draw; to depict; to describe
    – give a description of 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • depict verb (depicts, depicted, depicting)
    • describe verb (describes, described, describing)
  17. to draw
    – choose at random 1
    to draw; to cast
    – choose at random 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw a card1
    • cast verb (casts, casted, casting)
      • cast lots1
  18. to draw
    – finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc. 1
    to draw; to tie
    – finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc. 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • tie verb (ties, tied, tying)
      • The teams drew a tie1
  19. to draw
    – suck in or take (air) 1
    to draw; to drag; to puff
    – suck in or take (air) 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw a deep breath1
      • draw on a cigarette1
    • drag verb (drags, dragged, dragging)
    • puff verb (puffs, puffed, puffing)
  20. to draw
    – pass over, across, or through 1
    to draw; to run; to pass; to guide
    – pass over, across, or through 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • run verb (runs, ran, running)
      • He ran his eyes over her body1
      • She ran her fingers along the carved figurine1
    • pass verb (passes, passed, passing)
    • guide verb (guides, guided, guiding)
  21. to draw
    – move or pull so as to cover or uncover something 1
    to draw
    – move or pull so as to cover or uncover something 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw the shades1
      • draw the curtains1
  22. to draw
    – stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow) 1
    to draw; to pull back
    – stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow) 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • The archers were drawing their bows1
    • pull back verb (pulls back, pulled back, pulling back)
  23. to draw
    – thread on or as if on a string 1
    to draw; thread; to string
    – thread on or as if on a string 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • thread verb
      • thread dried cranberries1
    • string verb (strings, stringed, stringing)
      • string pearls on a string1
      • the child drew glass beads on a string1
  24. to draw
    – cause to move by pulling 1
    to draw; to force; to pull
    – cause to move by pulling 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw a wagon1
    • force verb (forces, forced, forcing)
    • pull verb (pulls, pulled, pulling)
      • pull a sled1
  25. to draw
    – direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes 1
    to draw; to pull; to attract; to draw in; to pull in
    – direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • pull verb (pulls, pulled, pulling)
      • The ad pulled in many potential customers1
      • This pianist pulls huge crowds1
    • attract verb (attracts, attracted, attracting)
      • Her good looks attract the stares of many men1
    • draw in verb (draws in, drew in, drawing in)
    • pull in verb (pulls in, pulled in, pulling in)
  26. to draw
    – take in, also metaphorically 1
    to draw; to suck; to absorb; to take up; to take in; imbibe; to suck up; sop up; soak up
    – take in, also metaphorically 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • suck verb (sucks, sucked, sucking)
    • absorb verb (absorbs, absorbed, absorbing)
      • The sponge absorbs water well1
    • take up verb (takes up, took up, taking up)
    • take in verb (takes in, took in, taking in)
    • imbibe verb
    • suck up verb (sucks up, sucked up, sucking up)
    • sop up verb
    • soak up verb
  27. to draw
    – make a mark or lines on a surface 1
    to draw; to trace; to line; to describe; to delineate
    – make a mark or lines on a surface 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw a line1
    • trace verb (traces, traced, tracing)
      • trace the outline of a figure in the sand1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • draw a line1
      • trace the outline of a figure in the sand1
    • describe verb (describes, described, describing)
    • delineate verb (delineates, delineated, delineating)
  28. to draw
    – earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher 1
    to get; to draw
    – earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher 1
    • get verb (gets, got, getting)
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  29. to draw
    – engage in drawing 1
    to draw
    – engage in drawing 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • He spent the day drawing in the garden1
  30. to draw
    – represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface 1
    to draw
    – represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  31. to draw
    – write a legal document or paper 1
    to draw
    – write a legal document or paper 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office1
  32. to draw
    – elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc. 1
    to draw
    – elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc. 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  33. to draw
    – take liquid out of a container or well 1
    to draw; to take out
    – take liquid out of a container or well 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • take out verb (takes out, took out, taking out)
  34. to draw
    – bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover 1
    to draw; to pull; to take out; to pull out; to get out
    – bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw a weapon1
    • pull verb (pulls, pulled, pulling)
      • The mugger pulled a knife on his victim1
    • take out verb (takes out, took out, taking out)
    • pull out verb (pulls out, pulled out, pulling out)
      • pull out a gun1
    • get out verb (gets out, got out, getting out)
  35. to draw
    – move or go steadily or gradually 1
    to draw
    – move or go steadily or gradually 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  36. to draw
    – cause to flow 1
    to draw
    – cause to flow 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
  37. to draw
    – cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense 1
    to draw; to pull
    – cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • pull verb (pulls, pulled, pulling)
      • A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter1
  38. to draw
    – get or derive 1
    to draw; to reap
    – get or derive 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • reap verb (reaps, reaped, reaping)
  39. to draw
    – remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) 1
    to draw; to withdraw; to take out; draw off
    – remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
    • withdraw verb (withdraws, withdrew, withdrawing)
    • take out verb (takes out, took out, taking out)
    • draw off verb
  40. to draw
    – pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him 1
    to draw; to quarter; draw and quarter
    – pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes1
    • quarter verb (quarters, quartered, quartering)
      • in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes1
  41. to draw
    – require a specified depth for floating 1
    to draw
    – require a specified depth for floating 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • This boat draws 70 inches1
  42. to draw
    – allow a draft 1
    to draw
    – allow a draft 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • This chimney draws very well1
  43. to draw
    – To prepare a bill of exchange or a promissory note. 2
    to draw
    – To prepare a bill of exchange or a promissory note. 2
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)

Conjugations for draw:

present
  1. draw
  2. draw
  3. draws
  4. draw
  5. draw
  6. draw
simple past
  1. drew
  2. drew
  3. drew
  4. drew
  5. drew
  6. drew
present perfect
  1. have drawn
  2. have drawn
  3. has drawn
  4. have drawn
  5. have drawn
  6. have drawn
past continuous
  1. was drawing
  2. were drawing
  3. was drawing
  4. were drawing
  5. were drawing
  6. were drawing
future
  1. shall draw
  2. will draw
  3. will draw
  4. shall draw
  5. will draw
  6. will draw
continuous present
  1. am drawing
  2. are drawing
  3. is drawing
  4. are drawing
  5. are drawing
  6. are drawing
subjunctive
  1. be drawn
  2. be drawn
  3. be drawn
  4. be drawn
  5. be drawn
  6. be drawn
diverse
  1. draw!
  2. let's draw!
  3. drew
  4. drawing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

draw [the ~] noun

  1. the draw
    the attraction; the draw
  2. the draw
    the draw
  3. the draw
    – the act of drawing or hauling something 1
    the draw; the haul; the haulage
    – the act of drawing or hauling something 1
    • draw [the ~] noun
    • haul [the ~] noun
      • the haul up the hill went very slowly1
    • haulage [the ~] noun
  4. the draw
    – poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer 1
    the draw; the draw poker
    – poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer 1
    • draw [the ~] noun
      • he played only draw and stud1
    • draw poker [the ~] noun
  5. the draw
    – (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 1
    the draw; the draw play
    – (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 1
  6. the draw
    – a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer 1
    the draw; the hook; the hooking
    – a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer 1
    • draw [the ~] noun
    • hook [the ~] noun
    • hooking [the ~] noun
      • he took lessons to cure his hooking1
  7. the draw
    – a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack 1
    the draw
    – a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack 1
    • draw [the ~] noun
      • he got a pair of kings in the draw1
  8. the draw
    – anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random 1
    the draw; the lot
    – anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random 1
    • draw [the ~] noun
      • the luck of the draw1
    • lot [the ~] noun
      • they drew lots for it1
  9. the draw
    – the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided 1
    the draw; the tie; the standoff
    – the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided 1
    • draw [the ~] noun
      • the game ended in a draw1
    • tie [the ~] noun
      • their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie1
    • standoff [the ~] noun
  10. the draw
    – a gully that is shallower than a ravine 1
    the draw
    – a gully that is shallower than a ravine 1
  11. the draw
    – an entertainer who attracts large audiences 1
    the draw; the attraction; the attractor; the attracter; the drawing card
    – an entertainer who attracts large audiences 1

draw

  1. draw

Related Words for "draw":


Alternate Synonyms for "draw":


Antonyms for "draw":


Related Definitions for "draw":

  1. the act of drawing or hauling something1
  2. poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer1
    • he played only draw and stud1
  3. (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 scrimmage1
  4. a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer1
  5. a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack1
    • he got a pair of kings in the draw1
  6. anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random1
    • the luck of the draw1
  7. the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided1
    • the game ended in a draw1
  8. a gully that is shallower than a ravine1
  9. an entertainer who attracts large audiences1
  10. cause to localize at one point1
  11. flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching1
    • draw steel1
  12. remove the entrails of1
    • draw a chicken1
  13. steep; pass through a strainer1
    • draw pulp from the fruit1
  14. reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die1
    • draw wire1
  15. contract1
  16. bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition1
    • She was drawn to despair1
    • The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum1
    • The session was drawn to a close1
  17. select or take in from a given group or region1
    • The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population1
  18. make, formulate, or derive in the mind1
    • I draw a line here1
    • draw a conclusion1
    • draw parallels1
  19. give a description of1
  20. choose at random1
    • draw a card1
  21. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.1
  22. suck in or take (air)1
    • draw a deep breath1
    • draw on a cigarette1
  23. pass over, across, or through1
  24. move or pull so as to cover or uncover something1
    • draw the shades1
    • draw the curtains1
  25. stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)1
    • The archers were drawing their bows1
  26. thread on or as if on a string1
  27. cause to move by pulling1
    • draw a wagon1
  28. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes1
  29. take in, also metaphorically1
  30. make a mark or lines on a surface1
    • draw a line1
  31. earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher1
  32. engage in drawing1
    • He spent the day drawing in the garden1
  33. represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface1
  34. write a legal document or paper1
    • The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office1
  35. elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.1
  36. take liquid out of a container or well1
  37. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover1
    • draw a weapon1
  38. move or go steadily or gradually1
  39. cause to flow1
  40. cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense1
  41. get or derive1
  42. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)1
  43. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him1
    • in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes1
  44. require a specified depth for floating1
    • This boat draws 70 inches1
  45. allow a draft1
    • This chimney draws very well1
  46. To prepare a bill of exchange or a promissory note.2

Related Synonyms for drawing