What does drawn mean?

Definitions for drawn
drɔndrawn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, wornadjective

    showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

    "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens

  2. drawnadjective

    having the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut

    "the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Drawnparticiple

    Etymology: from draw.

    An army was drawn together of near six thousand horse. Cla.

    So lofty was the pile a Parthian bow,
    With vigour drawn, must put the shaft below. John Dryden, Fab.

    If we make a drawn game of it, or procure but moderate advantages, every British heart must tremble. Addison.

    What, art thou drawn among those heartless hinds? William Shakespeare.

    A curtain drawn, presented to our view
    A town besieg’d. John Dryden, Tyran. Love.

    There’s no more faith in thee than in a stoned prune; no more truth in thee than in a drawn fox. William Shakespeare.

    The Irish will better be drawn to the English, than the English to the Irish government. Edmund Spenser, on Ireland.

    As this friendship was drawn together by fear on both sides, so it was not like to be more durable than was the fear. John Hayward.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drawn

    of Draw

  2. Drawn

    see Draw, v. t. & i

Freebase

  1. Drawn

    Drawn is the ninth studio album of Filipino singer-actress Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, released on August 1, 1998. The album was recorded from 1997 to 1998. This is the first album that Velasquez ventured into soul and R&B music coming from her previous Asian-pop appeal. It was executively produced by Mark J. Feist of the MJF Company and co-produced by Viva Records. The album is distributed in the Philippines by Viva Music Group. Mark J. Feist also arranged all the tracks, wrote & co-wrote five songs and played instruments throughout. The album was certified 7x Platinumby the Philippine Association of the Record Industry for sales of 240,000 units in the Philippines.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drawn

    drawn, part. and adj. from Draw, esp. in 'a drawn game or battle,' undecided.—Drawn and quartered, disembowelled and cut into quarters.—At daggers drawn, openly hostile.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'drawn' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1357

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'drawn' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2251

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawn in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drawn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of drawn in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Worth:

    It's well known that police officers for time immemorial have been conducting verticals and have had their weapon drawn, there was nothing inappropriate, rash or crazy about it.

  2. Wilmar Gil:

    I was nearby and heard an explosion, then my father screaming help, help! He almost bled to death, i was drawn to the job because of what happened to my father. It made my very sad seeing him like that. I think that this is something very, very inhumane. It's very barbaric.

  3. Sue Bird:

    You have to be true to who you are and be authentic, and people are drawn, especially in today's world, when you're authentic. I think people are drawn to that. And right now, we're a league that is being authentic to who we are.

  4. Amy Donovan:

    People are drawn by the power of volcanoes, I think -- it is more than a spectacle, but rather an experience.

  5. Mark Echeverria:

    One thing that we've never done in this restaurant is change, one of the reasons why Quentin personally is drawn to the restaurant is because he loves that kind of antiquity...We're timeless, and so we didn't have to go dig through a bunch of archives to find what the servers were wearing or what the tables looked like.

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