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

2 senses of draw away

Sense 1
draw away -- (move ahead of (one's competitors) in a race)
       => lead, head -- (travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John")

Sense 2
draw off, draw away, pull off -- (remove by drawing or pulling; "She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth"; "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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