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English verb: draw away

1. draw away (motion) move ahead of (one's competitors) in a race


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)head, lead

2. draw away (contact) remove by drawing or pulling


SamplesShe placed the tray down and drew off the cloth.
Draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese.


Synonymsdraw off, pull off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Verb grouppick off, pluck, pull off, tweak









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