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    draw out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word draw out

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