draw apart


draw apart
v. be distant from (a person)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • draw — I UK [drɔː] / US [drɔ] verb Word forms draw : present tense I/you/we/they draw he/she/it draws present participle drawing past tense drew UK [druː] / US [dru] past participle drawn UK [drɔːn] / US [drɔn] *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • draw — [c]/drɔ / (say draw) verb (drew /dru / (say drooh), drawn, drawing) –verb (t) 1. (sometimes followed by along, away, in, out …   Australian English dictionary

  • draw and quarter — Synonyms and related words: defoliate, denude, dismember, flay, grill, impale, keelhaul, lacerate, maim, mangle, mutilate, peel, pick to pieces, picket, pull apart, rack, shred, skin, strip, take apart, tar and feather, tear apart, tear to pieces …   Moby Thesaurus

  • draw and quarter — verb pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes • Syn: ↑draw, ↑quarter • Derivationally related forms: ↑quarter (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • draw the curtains — verb a) To close the curtains by pulling them together. b) To open the curtains by pulling them apart …   Wiktionary

  • draw the line — Synonyms and related words: analyze, balk at, be unwilling, begrudge, bound, condition, confine, contain, contradistinguish, copyright, demarcate, demark, differentiate, discipline, discriminate, discriminate against, distinguish, divide, grudge …   Moby Thesaurus


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