Definitions for draw out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draw out(verb)

    cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet"

  2. prolong, protract, extend, draw out(verb)

    lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer

    "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"

  3. draw out(verb)

    make more sociable

    "The therapist drew out the shy girl"

  4. educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out(verb)

    deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

    "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

  5. aspirate, draw out, suck out(verb)

    remove as if by suction

    "aspirate the wound"

  6. extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out(verb)

    remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

    "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"


  1. draw out(Verb)

    To make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.

  2. draw out(Verb)

    To physically extract, as blood from a vein.

  3. draw out(Verb)

    To extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.

  4. draw out(Verb)

    To use means to entice or force (an animal) from it's hole or similar hiding place; or, by extension, cause (a shy person) to be more open or talkative.

  5. draw out(Verb)

    To improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.

Anagrams for draw out »

  1. outdraw

  2. outward

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • شدArabic
  • paljastaa, houkutella, valuttaa, parantaa, pitkittää, vuodattaaFinnish

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