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drawing in

see definition of drawing in
  • as ininduce
  • as ininhale
  • as inpull in
  • as inretract
  • as inbreathe
  • as incontract
  • as inco-opt
  • as inenmesh
  • as ingather
  • as inhunch
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Synonyms for drawing in

verb cause to happen; encourage
  • activate
  • breed
  • bring about
  • cause
  • coax
  • convince
  • engender
  • generate
  • lead to
  • motivate
  • persuade
  • produce
  • promote
  • prompt
  • urge
  • abet
  • actuate
  • bulldoze
  • cajole
  • draw
  • effect
  • get
  • goose
  • impel
  • incite
  • influence
  • instigate
  • make
  • move
  • occasion
  • press
  • procure
  • soft-soap
  • squeeze
  • steamroll
  • sway
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedle
  • argue into
  • bring around
  • draw in
  • get up
  • give rise to
  • prevail upon
  • sell one on
  • set in motion
  • suck in
  • talk into
  • twist one's arm
  • win over

Antonyms for drawing in

  • destroy
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • kill
  • prevent
  • stop
  • delay
  • deter
  • fail
  • impede
  • leave alone
  • lose
  • repel
  • stay
  • hinder
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.