Attract

Definition of Attract

At`tract´
v. t.1.To draw to, or cause to tend to; esp. to cause to approach, adhere, or combine; or to cause to resist divulsion, separation, or decomposition.
[imp. & p. p. Attracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Attracting.]
All bodies and all parts of bodies mutually attract themselves and one another.
- Derham.
2.To draw by influence of a moral or emotional kind; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers.
Attracted by thy beauty still to gaze.
- Milton.
n.1.Attraction.

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