Synonyms for attracts
- appeal to
- come on
- exert influence
- freak out
- give the come-on
- go over big
- knock dead
- knock out
- make a hit with
- rope in
- suck in
- sweep off one's feet
- turn on
Antonyms for attracts
- give up
- turn off
- let go
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATTRACTS
Don't you see that it attracts all the nourishment to itself, and hinders this side from growing?
It's Emil bein' thin an' weakly an' bloodless, I reckon, that attracts him.
Romance, more than cupidity, is what attracts the gold-brick investor.
This attracts the insects to them, when they are easily captured with a small net.
He is of that deep, mercurial disposition that attracts women.
In many cases, it is purely and simply love of the game that attracts.
The beauty in its variegated stone with the sunlight upon it attracts me.
He attracts attention, whether he speaks or plays or is just silent.
This attracts all the bits of gold, and makes them combine with itself.
Gaul, attracts Attila, 22; changed by Clovis' conversion, 190.
Originally a medical term for the body's tendency to absorb fluids, nourishment, etc., or for a poultice treatment to "draw out" diseased matter (1560s). Of the ability of people or animals to draw others to them, it is attested from 1560s; of physical forces (magnetism, etc.), from c.1600 (implied in attraction). Related: Attracted; attracting.