Definition of draw

Definition of draw
  1. draw Verb To sketch; depict with lines; to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.
  2. draw Verb To drag, pull.
  3. draw Verb To pull out (as a gun from a holster, or a tooth).
  4. draw Verb To extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out, primarily water or blood, as in get water from a well, to run water for a bath, take a blood sample, or cause to bleed (the wound drew blood).
  5. draw Verb To attract.
  6. draw Verb To deduce or infer.
  7. draw Verb (usually as "draw on" or "draw upon"): to rely on; utilize as a source.
  8. draw Verb To disembowel.
  9. draw Verb To pull back the arrow in preparation for shooting.
  10. draw Verb (of curtains, etc.) To close.
  11. draw Verb (of drinks, especially tea) To leave temporarily so as to allow the flavour to increase.
  12. draw Verb To end a game in a "draw" (with neither side winning).
  13. draw Verb To consume, for example, power.
  14. draw Verb To determine the result of a lottery.
  15. draw Verb To take the top card of a deck into hand.
  16. draw Verb To trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games; to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards. "See also" "draw out".
  17. draw Verb inhale
  18. draw Noun The result of a game in which neither side has won; a tie.
  19. draw Noun The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined.
  20. draw Noun The result of a two-innings match in which at least one side did not complete all their innings before time ran out. Different from a tie.
  21. draw Noun A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook, slice, fade
  22. draw Noun A shot that lands in play without hitting another stone out, as opposed to a takeout shot.
  23. draw Noun A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding.
  24. draw Noun Cannabis.
  25. draw Noun In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer.
  26. draw Noun A situation in which one or more players has four cards of the same suit or four out of five necessary cards for a straight and requires a further card to make their flush or straight.
  27. draw Noun The schedule of games in a sports league - [http://www.nrl.com/TelstraPremiership/2011Draw/tabid/10978/Default.aspx NRL Fixtures - 2011 NRL Draw]
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