draw in



draw in ‎(third-person singular simple present draws in, present participle drawing in, simple past drew in, past participle drawn in)

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To attract (groups of people).
    Their concerts draw in big crowds.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To get someone involved.
    They drew in the quiet boy who didn't want to participate.
  3. (idiomatic, intransitive, of night/darkness) To approach.
    They saw that the night was quickly drawing in, so they pitched their tent.
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