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  Definition of draw out
  1. 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"
  2. cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet"
  3. 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"
  4. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
  5. make more sociable; "The therapist drew out the shy girl"
Similar Words: prolong, protract, extend, extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, educe, evoke, elicit

 

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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