Synonyms for (verb) attract

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: pull

Definition: apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

Usage: Pull the rope; Pull the handle towards you; pull the string gently; pull the trigger of the gun; pull your knees towards your chin


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: pull, force, draw

Definition: cause to move by pulling

Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled