Definition of 'attract'

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Mrs Blair went so far as to pass Canon Hurley a pepper-mill when he couldn't immediately attract the attention of a waiter. Penn, John UNTO THE GRAVE (2003)The classic warning shot over the bows to attract our attention. Maclean, Alistair SAN ANDREAS (2003)He was beginning to attract the attention of others in the locker room. Dobbs, Michael THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2003)I don't think a regular submarine movement along the Arctic waters north of Russia, heading east, would even attract anyone's attention. Patrick Robinson BARRACUDA 945 (2003)

Synonyms of 'attract'

pull, draw, magnetize

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Translations for 'attract'

British English: attract /əˈtrækt/ VERB
If something attracts people or animals, it has features that cause them to come to it.
Summer attracts visitors to the countryside.
  • American English: attract
  • Arabic: يَجْذِب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: atrair
  • Chinese: 吸引
  • Croatian: privući
  • Czech: přitáhnout
  • Danish: tiltrække
  • Dutch: aantrekken bekoren
  • European Spanish: atraer
  • Finnish: viehättää
  • French: attirer
  • German: anlocken
  • Greek: προσελκύω
  • Italian: attrarre
  • Japanese: ひきつける
  • Korean: 끌어당기다
  • Norwegian: tiltrekke
  • Polish: przyciągnąć
  • European Portuguese: atrair
  • Romanian: a atrage
  • Russian: привлекать
  • Spanish: atraer
  • Swedish: attrahera
  • Thai: ดึงดูดความสนใจ
  • Turkish: çekmek
  • Ukrainian: приваблювати
  • Vietnamese: lôi cuốn
British English: attract VERB
If someone or something attracts you, they have particular qualities which cause you to like or admire them.
He wasn't sure he'd got it right, although the theory attracted him by its logic.


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