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Drawing In

Pronunciation of Drawing In
/dɹˈɔːɪŋ ˈɪn/, /dɹˈɔːɪŋ ˈɪn/, /d_ɹ_ˈɔː_ɪ_ŋ ˈɪ_n/

Synonyms for drawing in:

breathe (verb)

draw in, exhale, expire, fan, gasp, gulp, inhale, insufflate, pant, puff, respire, scent, sigh, sniff, snore, snort, wheeze, open the floodgates, use lungs.

co-opt (verb)

absorb, accept, admit, adopt, bring in, convert, elect, embrace, encompass, enfold, homogenize, homologize, include, incorporate, take over, Connaturalize, bring into line, bring into the fold, make one's own.

contract (verb)

abate, abbreviate, abridge, clench, compress, confine, constrict, consume, curtail, decline, decrease, deflate, dwindle, ebb, edit, epitomize, evaporate, fall away, fall off, lessen, lose, narrow, omit, purse, recede, reduce, shrink, shrivel, subside, syncopate, tighten, wane, waste, weaken, wither, wrinkle, take in, grow less, become smaller.

enmesh (verb)

box in, catch, embroil, ensnare, entangle, entrap, hook, implicate, incriminate, net, snare, snarl, tangle, trammel, trap, lay for, drag into, lay a trap for, make party to.

gather (verb)

accumulate, aggregate, amass, assemble, associate, bunch up, capture, choose, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, convene, converge, corral, crowd, cull, draw, flock, forgather, gang up, garner, get together, group, hang around, hang out, heap, herd, hoard, huddle, marshal, mass, meet, muster, pick, pile up, pluck, poke, punch, rally, reunite, show up, stack up, stockpile, swarm, throng, unite, round up, scare up, scrape together, pour in, close with, make the scene.

hunch (verb)

arch, bend, bow, curve, draw together, hump, lean, squat, stoop, tense, scrooch down.

induce (verb)

abet, activate, actuate, breed, bring about, bring around, bulldoze, cajole, cause, coax, convince, effect, engender, generate, get, goose, impel, incite, influence, instigate, make, motivate, move, occasion, persuade, press, procure, produce, promote, prompt, set in motion, squeeze, steamroll, suck in, sway, talk into, urge, wheedle, win over, get up, give rise to, argue into, lead to, prevail upon, sell one on, soft-soap, sweet-talk, twist one's arm.

inhale (verb)

drag, inspire, pull, smell.

pull in (verb)

clear, earn, gain, gross, pocket, take home, suck.

retract (verb)

abjure, back, back down, back off, call off, cancel, countermand, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, eliminate, exclude, fall back, forswear, go back on, pull back, recall, recant, renege, renounce, repeal, repudiate, rescind, retreat, retrograde, reverse, revoke, rule out, sheathe, suspend, take back, unsay, welsh, withdraw, Retrocede, pull in, back out of, reel in, forget it, change one's mind, eat one's words, have change of heart, nig.

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