attract

  • 21attract — at•tract [[t]əˈtrækt[/t]] v. t. 1) phs to draw by a physical force causing or tending to cause to approach, adhere, or unite; pull (opposed to repel): The gravitational force of the earth attracts smaller bodies to it[/ex] 2) to draw by appealing …

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  • 22attract — /əˈtrækt / (say uh trakt) verb (t) 1. to act upon by a physical force causing or tending to cause approach or union (opposed to repel). 2. to draw by other than physical influence; invite or allure; win: to attract attention; to attract admirers …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 23attract —    Ume, ala ume, hōnēnē, kā ana, ho ōnaona.    ♦ To attract with the eyes, makaki i.    ♦ To attract the attention of a bird, kono, kolo (by imitating its call) …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 24attract — [15] Etymologically, attract means literally ‘pull something towards one’. It comes from attract , the past participial stem of the Latin verb attrahere, a compound formed from the prefix ad ‘to’ and the verb trahere ‘pull’. It was quite a late… …

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  • 25attract — verb a) To pull toward without touching A magnet attracts iron filings. b) To arouse interest Advertising is designed to attract customers. Syn: allure Ant: repel …

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  • 26attract — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To draw] Syn. pull, draw, drag, bring; see draw 1 . 2. [To allure] Syn. allure, charm, appeal to, interest, intrigue, lure, captivate, fascinate, enchant, invite, entice, draw, beguile, tempt, excite, strike one s fancy,… …

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  • 27attract — verb 1》 draw or bring in by offering something of interest or advantage. 2》 evoke (a specified reaction). 3》 (often be attracted to) cause to have a liking for or interest in. 4》 exert a pull on. Derivatives attractable adjective attractor noun… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 28attract*/*/ — [əˈtrækt] verb [T] 1) to make someone like something, or be interested in something The show attracts viewers from all walks of life.[/ex] What first attracted you to Buddhism?[/ex] 2) to cause people to behave in a particular way towards… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 29attract — /ə trækt/ verb to make someone want to join or come to something ● The company is offering free holidays in Spain to attract buyers. ● We have difficulty in attracting skilled staff to this part of the country …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

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  • 31ATTRACT — application of telemedicine taking rapid advantage of cable television …

    Medical dictionary

  • 32attract — Synonyms and related words: adduct, affect the interest, allure, appeal, appeal to, be attractive, be magnetic, becharm, beckon, beguile, bewitch, captivate, carry away, charm, concern, court, drag, draw, draw in, draw on, draw towards, enamor,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 33attract — at·tract || É™ trækt v. pull toward, draw inward …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 34attract v — Farm here to eternity! D you have a new girl friend? Nope! I failed to a tract or! She breathed a scythe of relief! see picture …

    English expressions

  • 35attract — v. a. 1. Draw, bring into proximity, cause to approach. 2. Allure, invite, entice, engage, win, captivate, fascinate, endear, charm, enamour …

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  • 36attract — verb 1) positive ions are attracted to the negatively charged terminal Syn: draw, pull; magnetize Ant: repel 2) he was attracted by her smile Syn: entice, allure, lure, tempt …

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  • 37attract — v 1. draw, pull, magnetize, drag. 2. allure, entice, invite, tempt, lure, inveigle; interest, catch [s.o. s] eye, fascinate, charm, enamor, enchant, capture [s.o. s] fancy, ensorcell; captivate, engage, win, seduce …

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  • 38attract — at·tract …

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  • 39attract — verb 1) he was attracted by her smile Syn: entice, appeal to, tempt, lure, allure, charm, win, woo, captivate; informal turn on 2) electrical equipment attracts dust Syn: draw …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 40ATTRACT — • application of telemedicine taking rapid advantage of cable television …

    Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations