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English Dictionary: draw out by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
draw out
v
  1. cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet"
  2. lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer; "We prolonged our stay"; "She extended her visit by another day"; "The meeting was drawn out until midnight"
    Synonym(s): prolong, protract, extend, draw out
  3. make more sociable; "The therapist drew out the shy girl"
  4. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
    Synonym(s): educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out
  5. remove as if by suction; "aspirate the wound"
    Synonym(s): aspirate, draw out, suck out
  6. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"
    Synonym(s): extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out
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