Definition for AT-TRACT'

AT-TRACT', v.t. [L. attraho, attractus, of ad and traho, to draw. See Drag and Draw.]

  1. To draw to; to cause to move toward, and unite with; as, electrical bodies attract straws, and light substances, by physical laws.
  2. To draw to or incline to unite with, though some cause may prevent the union; as, the sun is supposed to attract the planets.
  3. To draw by influence of a moral kind; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers.
  4. To engage; as to attract attention.

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