Draw+off

  • 1 draw off — index disengage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 draw off — verb 1. remove by drawing or pulling (Freq. 1) She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese • Syn: ↑draw away, ↑pull off • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 draw off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms draw off : present tense I/you/we/they draw off he/she/it draws off present participle drawing off past tense drew off past participle drawn off to take some of the liquid out of something …

    English dictionary

  • 4 draw off — PHRASAL VERB If a quantity of liquid is drawn off from a larger quantity, it is taken from it, usually by means of a needle or pipe. [be V ed P] The fluid can be drawn off with a syringe... [V P n (not pron)] He allowed the doctors to open a vein …

    English dictionary

  • 5 draw off — {v. phr.} To drain away; deflect. * /A light flanking attack was made in order to draw off the enemy s fire./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 draw off — {v. phr.} To drain away; deflect. * /A light flanking attack was made in order to draw off the enemy s fire./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 draw off — phr verb Draw off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑pint …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 draw\ off — v. phr. To drain away; deflect. A light flanking attack was made in order to draw off the enemy s fire …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 9 draw off — remove, pull off, take off …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 draw off — verb Date: 13th century transitive verb remove, withdraw intransitive verb to move apart or ahead …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 To draw off — draw draw (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 draw — (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear, carry, D.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 draw — Synonyms and related words: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, abbreviate, abysm, abyss, accept, acquire, act on, adduct, adduction, admit, advance, affinity, allowance, allure, allurement, amount to, appeal, approach, argue into, arrange, arrive, arroyo …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 draw — drawable, adj. /draw/, v., drew, drawn, drawing, n. v.t. 1. to cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force; pull; drag (often fol. by along, away, in, out, or off). 2 …

    Universalium

  • 17 draw — 1 verb past tense drew, past participle drawn PICTURE/DESCRIPTION 1 WITH PENCIL (I, T) to make a picture of something with a pencil or pen: Can I draw your portrait? | I ve never been able to draw well. | draw sb sth/draw sth for sb: Hans drew… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 draw away — verb 1. move ahead of (one s competitors) in a race • Hypernyms: ↑lead, ↑head • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. remove by drawing or pulling She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth draw away the cloth that is covering …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 draw — [[t]drɔ[/t]] v. drew, drawn, draw•ing, n. 1) to cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force; pull; drag (often fol. by along, away, in, out, or off) 2) cvb to pull down or over so as to cover, or to pull up or aside so… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 draw — draw1 [ drɔ ] (past tense drew [ dru ] ; past participle drawn [ drɔn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create picture ▸ 2 move slowly/smoothly ▸ 3 pull something ▸ 4 get information from ▸ 5 choose someone/something ▸ 6 compare two things ▸ 7 get particular… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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