Antonyms of verb attract

2 of 3 senses of attract

Sense 1
attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in -- (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")
       Antonym of repel (Sense 1)
      => repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back -- (cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders")

Sense 2
attract, appeal -- (be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people")
       Antonym of repel (Sense 2)
      => repel, repulse -- (be repellent to; cause aversion in)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb attract

3 senses of attract

Sense 1
attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in -- (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")
       => pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

Sense 2
attract, appeal -- (be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people")

Sense 3
attract -- (exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away; "the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies")
       => pull -- (apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin")

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