Definition of DRAWING

noun : DRAWING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures" ;

  • 4. (

    ) players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots ;

  • 5. (

    ) act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well" ;

verb : DRAWING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled" ;

  • 2. (

    ) get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?" ;

  • 6. (

    ) represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse" ;

  • 7. (

    ) take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel" ;

  • 9. (

    ) select or take in from a given group or region; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population" ;

  • 10. (

    ) elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter" ;

  • 12. (

    ) move or go steadily or gradually; "The ship drew near the shore" ;

  • 13. (

    ) remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank" ;

  • 14. (

    ) choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots" ;

  • 15. (

    ) earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls" ;

  • 16. (

    ) bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition; "She was drawn to despair"; "The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum"; "The session was drawn to a close" ;

  • 17. (

    ) cause to flow; "The nurse drew blood" ;

  • 18. (

    ) write a legal document or paper; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office" ;

  • 19. (

    ) engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden" ;

  • 20. (

    ) move or pull so as to cover or uncover something; "draw the shades"; "draw the curtains" ;

  • 21. (

    ) allow a draft; "This chimney draws very well" ;

  • 22. (

    ) require a specified depth for floating; "This boat draws 70 inches" ;