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  Words related to draw out

Related / Similar Words: prolong, protract, extend, extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, educe, evoke, elicit

 

Definition:
  • lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight";
  • cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet";
  • draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram";
  • deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant";
  • make more sociable; "The therapist drew out the shy girl";

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    Hyponyms: extend, temporize, temporise, spin, spin out, wring out, squeeze out, demodulate, thread

     

    Grouped Verbs: carry, extend, draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out

     

    Derivational Morphology: lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction, perpetuation, lengthening, extension, extraction, extractor

     

    Anagrams: outdraw, outward

     

     
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