Definitions for draw out

Definitions for (verb) draw out

Main entry: prolong, protract, extend, draw out

Definition: lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer

Usage: We prolonged our stay; She extended her visit by another day; The meeting was drawn out until midnight

Main entry: draw out

Definition: cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet"

Main entry: extract, pull, pull out, pull up, draw out, take out

Definition: remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

Usage: pull weeds; extract a bad tooth; take out a splinter; extract information from the telegram

Main entry: aspirate, suck out, draw out

Definition: remove as if by suction

Usage: aspirate the wound

Main entry: educe, draw out, evoke, extract, elicit

Definition: deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

Usage: We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

Main entry: draw out

Definition: make more sociable

Usage: The therapist drew out the shy girl

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