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Verb: attract  u'trakt
  1. Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    "Her good looks attract the stares of many men";
    - pull, pull in, draw, draw in
  2. Be attractive to
    "The beautiful garden attracted many people";
    - appeal
  3. Exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away
    "the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies"

Derived forms: attracts, attracting, attracted

See also: soak up

Type of: draw, pull

Antonym: repel

Encyclopedia: Attract