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

5 senses of draw up

Sense 1
draw up -- (form or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers)
       => form, organize, organise -- (create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company")

Sense 2
draw up, pull up, straighten up -- (straighten oneself; "He drew himself up when he talked to his superior")
       => straighten -- (get up from a sitting or slouching position; "The students straightened when the teacher entered")

Sense 3
draw up, pull up -- (cause (a vehicle) to stop; "He pulled up the car in front of the hotel")
       => stop -- (cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief")

Sense 4
frame, compose, draw up -- (make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy")
       => plan -- (make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family")

Sense 5
draw up, pull up, haul up -- (come to a halt after driving somewhere; "The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn"; "The chauffeur hauled up in front of us")
       => stop, halt -- (come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window")

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