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Similar words: drawl · drawn · drab · drag · dram · dray · raw · draft · drain · drake
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draw

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verb
1 verb ART produce image etc
TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ulínigh verb  c m ushe drew a picture of herself tharraing sí pictiúr di féinthe maps were drawn freehand tarraingíodh na mapaí go saorlámhachhe drew a bird with a piece of charcoal tharraing sé éan le píosa gualaighthe plans were drawn to scale tarraingíodh na pleananna de réir scálathe artist has drawn them from life tharraing an t-ealaíontóir iad beo
INTRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ulínigh verb  c m umy friend draws brilliantly tá mo chara go hiontach ag an líníocht
2 verb mark on surface with pencil, etc
TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m udraw a line across the circle tarraing líne trasna an chiorcail
INTRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m udraw around your hand with a pencil tarraing timpeall ar do lámh le peann luaidhe
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3 verb means of producing image TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uit looked like it'd been drawn with a pencil bhí an chuma air gur tarraingíodh le peann luaidhe é 4 verb write (about) TRANSITIVEthe author draws the atmosphere of a rural town cruthaíonn an t-údar atmaisféar baile tuaithe 5 verb pull, drag TRANSITIVEthe carriage was drawn by six horses bhí sé chapall faoin gcóiste 6 verb pull, move TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ushe drew a comb through her hair tharraing sí cíor trína cuid gruaige 7 verb move steadily INTRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uthe car drew abreast of us tharraing an carr suas taobh linnthe other currach drew ahead of me tharraing an churach eile chun cinn orm, chuaigh an churach eile chun tosaigh ormthe ship drew alongside the pier tharraing an long isteach cois cé, tharraing an long isteach le taobh na céthe players drew away tharraing the himreoirí siarthe train drew in to the station tháinig an traein isteach sa stáisiún, tharraing an traein isteach sa stáisiúnI drew near to him theann mé isteach leis, dhruid mé in aice leisshe was happy as we drew nearer the house bhí sí sásta nuair a theannamar leis an teach, bhí sí sásta de réir mar a thángamar níos gaire don teachthe car drew over to the side of the road tharraing an carr isteach le taobh an bhóthairthe car drew to a halt stop an carr, stad an carrhe drew level with me tharraing sé taobh liom, choinnigh sé liom 8 verb come to a specified time
INTRANSITIVEChristmas drew near bhí an Nollaig ag druidim linn, bhí an Nollaig ag teannadh linn, bhí sé ag tarraingt ar an Nollaig the seaon is drawing to a close (also to draw to an end) tá an séasúr ag teacht chun deiridh, tá an séasúr ag teannadh chun deiridh, tá an séasúr ag druidim chun deiridhthe war drew to a close tháinig an cogadh chun deiridh, tháinig deireadh leis an gcogadh
TRANSITIVE draw to a close (also draw to an end) críoch a chur le, clabhsúr a chur ar, deireadh a chur leshe drew the meeting to a close chuir sí clabhsúr ar an gcruinniú, chuir sí críoch leis an gcruinniú
9 verb pull, close TRANSITIVEdún verb  c m utarraing verb  c m udruid verb  c m uhe drew the curtains dhún sé na cuirtíní, tharraing sé na cuirtíní 10 verb extract (from concealment) TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ushe drew a knife on me tharraing sí scian orm 11 verb MED of tooth, extract, pull out TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ustoith verb  c m uhe drew all his teeth at once tharraing sé a chuid fiacla uile le chéile figurative getting paid was like drawing teeth ba mheasa ná fiacail a tharraingt do phá a fháil 12 verb take from source TRANSITIVEtarraing ó PhrV  c m utarraing as PhrV  c m uthey drew fresh water from wells tharraing siad uisce glan ó thoibreacha, tharraing siad uisce glan as toibreacha 13 verb elicit TRANSITIVEmeall verb  c m utarraing verb  c m uthe guard drew a confession from the man mheall an garda admháil ón bhfear, tharraing an garda admháil ón bhfear 14 verb extract, select for prize
TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uAoife drew the winner of the prize from the box tharraing Aoife buaiteoir na duaise as an mbosca
INTRANSITIVEto draw for sth rud a chur ar chrainn, crainn a chaitheamh ar rud
15 verb GAMES be dealt TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uhe drew an ace tharraing sé aon 16 verb SPOR extract, select opponents TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uIreland were drawn to play Italy tarraingíodh Éire chun an Iodáil a imirtmy team was drawn away tharraing m'fhoireannsa cluiche as baile 17 verb SPOR be matched against TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m u 18 verb FIN remove or receive from bank TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uhe drew money from the bank tharraing sé airgead as an mbanc 19 verb obtain or derive from source TRANSITIVEfaigh verb  c m uhe draws his inspiration from nature faigheann sé a chuid inspioráide ón dúlrathe participants were drawn from a variety of countries tháinig na rannpháirtithe as tíortha éagsúla, roghnaíodh na rannpháirtithe as tíortha éagsúla 20 verb run water TRANSITIVEthe radiators go cold when you draw water for a bath éiríonn na radaitheoirí fuar nuair a chuireann tú uisce san fholcadán 21 verb take in breath TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m u 22 verb keep fire lit
INTRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ushe couldn't get the fire to draw ní fhéadfadh sí an tine a chur ag tarraingt
TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uthe chimney drew the air efficiently bhí tarraingt mhaith sa simléar
23 verb extract flavour INTRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ulet the tea draw lig don tae tarraingt 24 verb gently pull, guide TRANSITIVEtarraing i leataobhtabhair i leataobhshe drew me over to the table thug sí anonn go dtí an bord mé 25 verb induce to move TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m umeall verb  c m uthe goalie was drawn off his line tarraingíodh an cúl báire ón líne 26 verb attract sb towards or to do sth TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uthe show drew a large crowd tharraing an seó slua mórthis project will draw in many workers to the area tarraingeoidh an tionscadal seo go leor oibrithe ar an gceantar, meallfaidh an tionscadal seo go leor oibrithe go dtí an ceantar 27 verb attract sth towards sth TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uthe thing that has drawn most attention on Poland is the football an pheil is mó a tharraing aird ar an bPolainnthey tried to draw our fire thriail siad ár lámhach a tharraingther eyes were drawn to the flowers tharraing na bláthanna a haird, bhí a súile meallta ag na bláthanna 28 verb induce TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m umeall verb  c m uwe'll not be drawn into this dispute ní tharraingeofar isteach san achrann seo muid, ní thabharfar orainn aon bhaint a bheith againn leis an achrann seothe people themselves drew me into working with them is iad na daoine féin a mheall mé le dul ag obair leo 29 verb induce to reveal sth TRANSITIVEhe refused to be drawn on the matter despite the allegations dhiúltaigh sé a bhéal a oscailt faoin gceist d'ainneoin na líomhaintí, níor baineadh focal as faoin gceist d'ainneoin na líomhaintí 30 verb HUNT search for game TRANSITIVEdúisigh verb  c m u 31 verb deduce TRANSITIVEbain verb  c m uwe drew lessons from that mistake d'fhoghlaimíomar ceachtanna ón dearmad sin, mhúin an dearmad sin ceachtanna dúinnI draw from what you say that you're sorry bainim as a bhfuil ráite agat go bhfuil aithreachas ort 32 verb formulate, perceive TRANSITIVEshe drew comparisons between the two cases rinne sí comparáid idir an dá chás 33 verb be the cause of TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uhis statement will draw criticism from the public tarraingeoidh a ráiteas cáineadh ón bpobaltheir plight drew sympathy from around the world bhí trua ag daoine ar fud an domhain dóibh mar gheall ar an ainriocht ina raibh siadthe goalie drew applause for the great save fuair an cúl báire bualadh bos as an tsábháil iontach 34 verb GAMES in bridge TRANSITIVEimir verb  c m uI'll draw trumps imreoidh mé mámh 35 verb extend through holes TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m u 36 verb COOK disembowel TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m una hinní a bhaint as VP hanged, drawn and quartered crochta, tarraingthe agus gearrtha ina cheathrúna figurative I'll be hanged, drawn and quartered for being late marófar mé faoi bheith deireanach 37 verb have even score
TRANSITIVEbheith ar comhscórbheith cothrom  c m ucríochnaigh ar comhscórwe drew the match 1-10:1-10 with Mayo chríochnaíomar ar comhscór 1-10:1-10 le Maigh Eo
INTRANSITIVEbheith ar comhscórbheith cothrom  c m ucríochnaigh ar comhscórwe drew chríochnaíomar ar comhscór
38 verb NAUT need in order to float TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uthe ship draws 20 feet tá tarraingt 20 troigh ag an long, tá 20 troigh de shnámh ag an long 39 verb NAUT filled with wind INTRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uher sails were drawing bhí a cuid seolta ag tarraingt
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40 noun of guntarraingt fem  c m u 41 noun random selectioncrannchur masc1  c m utarraingt fem  c m uthe names will go into a draw for match tickets cuirfear na hainmneacha i dtarraingt le ticéid a fháil don chluiche, cuirfear crannchur ar na hainmneacha uile le haghaidh ticéad don chluichelottery draw crannchur, tarraingt do chrannchur 42 noun SPOR random selection in competitiontarraingt fem  c m uchampionship draw tarraingt don chraobhchomórtas 43 noun SPOR of candidates, result tarraingt fem  c m u 44 noun inhalation, draggal fem2  c m ushe took a draw on my cigarette bhain sí gal as mo thoitín 45 noun sth, sb that attractstarraingt fem  c m uthe place was a great tourist draw bhí an-tarraingt ag turasóirí ar an áit, áit mhór turasóirí ba ea é 46 noun power of attractiontarraingt fem  c m uthe draw of gold tarraingt an óir, dúil san ór 47 noun SPOR even scorecluiche comhscóir  c m ucluiche ar comhscórcluiche cothrom  c m uit was a draw comhscór a bhí ann, cluiche cothrom a bhí ann
phrases

to draw a blank

the investigation drew a blank níor aimsigh an fiosrúchán a dhath, ní bhfuarthas dada amach san fhiosrúchán

to draw blood

1 cause to bleedfuil a bhaintfuil a ligeanfuil a tharraingthe drew blood from his fingers bhain sé fuil as a mhéara 2 cause pain, get aheadthey drew blood early in the second half chuaigh siad chun tosaigh go luath sa dara leath

to draw breath

1 breathe anáil a tharraingt 2 rest, recoveranáil a tharraingt 3 be alive, livemaireachtáilbheith i do bheathathe greatest hurler ever to draw breath an t-iománaí is fearr dár mhair riamh

to draw a line under sth

líne a tharraingt faoi rudrud a chur laistiar díot

to draw the line

where do I draw the line? cá stopfaidh mé?she drew the line at selling her house ní dhíolfadh sí a teach ar rud ar bith, dhéanfadh sí rud ar bith ach a teach a dhíol

to draw lots

rud a chur ar chrainncrainn a chaitheamh ar rudwe drew lots for the last sweet chuireamar an milseán deiridh ar chrainnthey drew lots to decide where they'd go chuir siad ar chrainn é chun a fháil amach cá rachaidís, chuir siad an áit a rachaidís ar chrainn

to draw a raffle

raifil a tharraingt

to draw sb's fire

béal duine a tharraingt ort féincantal duine a tharraingt i do bhealachI'll do the talking and draw their fire déanfaidh mise an chaint chun a gcantal a tharraingt

to draw stumps

1 SPOR end playstumpaí a tharraingt 2 bring to an endan tuáille a chaitheamh isteachéirí as

to draw the short straw

an ghearróg a tharraingtmí-ádh a bheith ortmí-ádh a bheith ar do chrannsa

quick on the draw

1 draw a gun fastsciobtha ar an tarraingtsciobtha ar an urchartapa sa tarraingthe's quick on the draw nach é atá sciobtha ar an tarraingt? 2 react fastsciobthabeo-intinneachgastashe's quick on the draw when she's arguing tá sí beo-intinneach agus í ag argóint

to draw yourself up

seasamh suas díreachdíriú suasshe drew herself up to her full height sheas sí suas díreach, dhírigh sí suas í féin

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