undraw
transitive verb (undrew; undrawn; -drawing) Date: 1671 to draw aside (as a curtain) ; open

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  • Undraw — Un*draw , v. t. [1st pref. un + draw.] To draw aside or open; to draw back. [1913 Webster] Angels undrew the curtain of the throne. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undraw — [undrô′] vt., vi. undrew, undrawn, undrawing to draw (a curtain, drapes, etc.) open, back, or aside …   English World dictionary

  • undraw — /un draw /, v., undrew, undrawn, undrawing. v.t. 1. to draw open or aside: to undraw a curtain. v.i. 2. to be drawn open or aside. [1350 1400; ME undrawen to withdraw; see UN 2, DRAW] * * * …   Universalium

  • undraw — verb To draw aside or open; to pull back a layer of fabric, e.g. a curtain. She undrew the curtain to reveal the shining rays of the sun. Ant: draw …   Wiktionary

  • undraw — un·draw …   English syllables

  • undraw — un•draw [[t]ʌnˈdrɔ[/t]] v. drew, drawn, draw•ing 1) to draw open or aside 2) to be drawn open or aside • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • undraw — “+ verb Etymology: un (II) + draw transitive verb : to draw aside (as a curtain) : open intransitive verb : to become drawn back or aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|drawn — «uhn DRN», adjective, verb. –adj. not drawn. a) the past participle of undraw …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|drew — «uhn DROO», verb. the past tense of undraw …   Useful english dictionary

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