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Definition of the verb draw away

What does draw away mean as a doing phrase?


  1. move ahead of (one's competitors) in a race
  2. remove by drawing or pulling
    • example: draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb]Claire draws
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme]Claire drew me a picture
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Claire drew a picture
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary]Claire drew a picture for me

      Verbs of Creation and Transformation (with the same syntax): draw, paint, spin, write.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of draw away: draw off / pull off
    • more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Alternative definition of the verb draw away


  1. [idiomatic] To move away.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Draw Away

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Google previewPali-English Dictionary (1993)

by Thomas William Rhys Davids, William Stede

abeo, Goth, afiddja; apeta gone away, rid; "kaddhati to draw away, remove; "kamati walk away ; "gacchati go away ; °nidhSti put away (= uvorifani, abdo); "nudati push away; °neli ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

hook, induce, influence, inhale, lead, lug, lure, paint, portray, pull, select, sketch , stalemate, standoff, tie, tow, trace, train, tug draw and scribble: doodle draw attention from: steal the show, upstage draw away: detract draw back: blench, flinch, ...

Google previewA handy dictionary of Anglo-Saxon poetry based on Groschopp's Grein (1886)

by C.W. Grein, F. Groschopp, J.A. Harrison, W.M. Baskerville

to draw away, distort, mislead.- 2. to draw or put. over; to obstruct, cover. {за- сбои. 1. to dmoz-2. to give, lend, put at the disposal 0f. of-têon, 1. to draw oft“, 1vithdratv, take away.- 2. to refusemithhold. deny, deprive of. ofer-têon. to draw over, ...

Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary (1791)

Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety, in Wich Each Word is Accented According to Its Just and Natural Pronunciation ... with a List of Proper Names of Men and Women ..., Towich is Prefixed a Gammatical Introduction to the English Tongue by John Entick, William Crakelt

paunchbellied, unwieldly, large Abdúce, v, a to separate, draw away, pull back Abduction.

Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer


Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Denise Tiran

abduct to draw away from axis or median plane. abduction drawing away from centre, e.g. abduction of mother's legs for vaginal delivery. aberrant wandering or ...

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Quotes about Draw Away

With eye and with gesture
You say you are holy.
I say you lie;
For I did see you
Draw away your coats
From the sin upon the hands
Of a little child.
Liar! (Stephen Crane)
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