v 1: direct toward itself or oneself; "Her good looks attract the
stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential
customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store
owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
, pull in
, draw in
] [ant: repel
2: attract or elicit; "The school attracts students with
artistic talents"; "His playing drew a crowd"; "The
painting fetched more than a million at the auction"; "The
star cast pulled many people to the box office" [syn: fetch
3: exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent
it from moving away; "the gravitational pull of a planet
attracts other bodies"
4: be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me";
"The beautiful garden attracted many people" [syn: appeal