Associations to the word «Attract»


ATTRACT, verb. To pull toward without touching.
ATTRACT, verb. To arouse interest.
ATTRACT, verb. To draw by moral, emotional or sexual influence; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure.
ATTRACT ATTENTION, verb. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
ATTRACT MODE, noun. (video games) A demonstration mode intended to attract potential players to an arcade game.
ATTRACT MODES, noun. Plural of attract mode

Dictionary definition

ATTRACT, verb. Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "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".
ATTRACT, verb. Be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people".
ATTRACT, verb. Exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away; "the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies".

Wise words

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