Definitions for attract

Definitions for (verb) attract

Main entry: attract

Definition: exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away

Usage: the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies

Main entry: draw, draw in, pull, pull in, attract

Definition: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

Usage: 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

Main entry: appeal, attract

Definition: be attractive to

Usage: The idea of a vacation appeals to me; The beautiful garden attracted many people

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