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

6 senses of draw in

Sense 1
draw in, retract -- (pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws")
       => 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")

Sense 2
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 3
curl up, curl, draw in -- (shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in")
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

Sense 4
close in, draw in -- (advance or converge on; "The police were closing in on him")
       => advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on -- (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on")

Sense 5
pull in, get in, move in, draw in -- (of trains; move into (a station); "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station")
       => arrive, get, come -- (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight")

Sense 6
suck in, draw in -- (draw in as if by suction; "suck in your cheeks and stomach")
       => hollow, hollow out, core out -- (remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk")

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