draw in (third-person singular simple present draws in, present participle drawing in, simple past drew in, past participle drawn in)
- (idiomatic, transitive) To attract.
- Their concerts draw in big crowds.
- The campfire drew in numerous unwary moths.
- (idiomatic, transitive) To get (someone) involved.
- They drew in the quiet boy who hadn't wanted to participate.
- (idiomatic, intransitive, of night/darkness/winter) To approach.
- They saw that the night was quickly drawing in, so they pitched their tent.
- (idiomatic, intransitive, of nights or evenings) To become dark earlier as a result of seasonal change.
- It's that time of year again when the evenings really start to draw in.
- To reduce or contract; to become shorter.
to attract groups of people
of night/darkness: to approach