draw in

Definitions of draw in
1

v pull inward or towards a center

“The pilot drew in the landing gear”
Synonyms:
retract
attract, draw, pull, pull in
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Types:
introvert, invaginate
fold inwards
intussuscept
introvert or invaginate
Type of:
attract, draw, pull, pull in
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

v shape one's body into a curl

“She fell and drew in
Synonyms:
curl, curl up
attract, draw, pull, pull in
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Type of:
bend, flex
form a curve

v advance or converge on

Synonyms:
close in
get in, move in, pull in
of trains; move into (a station)
Type of:
advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

v of trains; move into (a station)

Synonyms:
get in, move in, pull in
close in
advance or converge on
Antonyms:
get out, pull out
move out or away
back down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out
remove oneself from an obligation
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Type of:
arrive, come, get
reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

v draw in as if by suction

Synonyms:
suck in
aspirate, draw out, suck out
remove as if by suction
Type of:
core out, hollow, hollow out
remove the interior of

v direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

Synonyms:
attract, draw, pull, pull in
retract
pull inward or towards a center
curl, curl up
shape one's body into a curl
Antonyms:
beat back, drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse
cause to move back by force or influence
drive
cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
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Types:
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tug
pull hard
arrest, catch, get
attract and fix
retract
pull inward or towards a center
bring
attract the attention of
introvert, invaginate
fold inwards
Type of:
draw, force, pull
cause to move by pulling

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