What does ATTRACT mean?

Definitions for ATTRACT
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in(verb)

    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"

  2. attract, appeal(verb)

    be attractive to

    "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"

  3. attract(verb)

    exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away

    "the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. attract(Verb)

    To pull toward without touching

    A magnet attracts iron filings.

  2. attract(Verb)

    To arouse interest

    Advertising is designed to attract customers.

  3. attract(Verb)

    To make someone feel sexually excited

    His big smile and brown eyes instantly attracted me.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attract(verb)

    to draw to, or cause to tend to; esp. to cause to approach, adhere, or combine; or to cause to resist divulsion, separation, or decomposition

  2. Attract(verb)

    to draw by influence of a moral or emotional kind; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers

  3. Attract(noun)

    attraction

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Attract

    at-trakt′, v.t. to draw to or cause to approach: to allure: to entice: to draw forth.—adj. Attract′able, that may be attracted.—n. Attrac′tion, act of attracting: the force which draws or tends to draw bodies or their particles to each other: that which attracts.—adj. Attract′ive, having the power of attracting: alluring.—advs. Attract′ively, Attract′ingly.—ns. Attract′iveness, Attractabil′ity; Attract′or, Attract′er, an agent of attraction. [L. attrahĕre, attractusad, to, trahĕre, to draw.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ATTRACT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3762

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ATTRACT' in Verbs Frequency: #320

How to pronounce ATTRACT?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ATTRACT in sign language?

  1. attract

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ATTRACT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ATTRACT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of ATTRACT in a Sentence

  1. Hiroyuki Nakai:

    It's going to attract many new investors.

  2. John Hickenlooper:

    Democratic Colorado Senate doesn't attract me.

  3. James Allen:

    We do not attract what we want, But what we are.

  4. Christopher Webb:

    Like everything, you have to stand out to attract talent.

  5. Sipho P Nkosi:

    What attract the eyes, the heart loves and the mind like.

Images & Illustrations of ATTRACT

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