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English verb: draw up

1. draw up (social) form or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)form, organise, organize

2. draw up (motion) straighten oneself


SamplesHe drew himself up when he talked to his superior.


Synonymspull up, straighten up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)straighten

3. draw up (motion) cause (a vehicle) to stop


SamplesHe pulled up the car in front of the hotel.


Synonymspull up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)stop


Verb groupdraw up, haul up, pull up


Domain categorydriving

4. draw up (cognition) make up plans or basic details for


SamplesFrame a policy.


Synonymscompose, frame


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plan

5. draw up (motion) come to a halt after driving somewhere


SamplesThe Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn.
The chauffeur hauled up in front of us.


Synonymshaul up, pull up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)halt, stop


Verb groupdraw up, pull up


Domain categorydriving









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