attract
[əˈtrakt]
VERB
attracts (third person present) · attracted (past tense) · attracted (past participle) · attracting (present participle)
  1. cause to come to a place or participate in a venture by offering something of interest or advantage.
    "a campaign to attract more visitors to Shetland" ·
    "he hoped this strategy would attract foreign investment by multinationals"
Origin
late Middle English: from Latin attract- ‘drawn near’, from the verb attrahere, from ad- ‘to’ + trahere ‘draw’.
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How to use attract in a sentence?
to attract the best patrons the movie houses had to ape the conventions and the standards of theatres.
male blackbirds try to attract as many females to their territory as possible.
Bergdorf Goodman has managed to attract big spenders for more than a century.
he hoped this strategy would attract foreign investment by multinationals.
the owners have to ante up if they want to attract the best talent.
his criticism of the government attracted widespread support.
I was attracted to the idea of working for a ballet company.
legislation was enacted to attract international companies.
you don't need to dress provocatively to attract attention.
electrically charged objects attract or repel one another.
the negatively charged ions attract particles of dust.
no trickery had been necessary to attract him thither.
sandpits and flashes also attract visiting birds.
a campaign to attract more visitors to Shetland.
like poles repel and unlike poles attract.
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How to say attract in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (VERB)lok, trek
Arabic (VERB)جذب, اجتذاب, تجتذب, تجذب, استقطاب, يجتذب, يجذب, جلب
Bangla আকর্ষণ
Bosnian (Latin) privući
Bulgarian (VERB)привличане
Cantonese (Traditional) 吸引
Catalan (VERB)atraure, atreure, atregui, captar, atracció
Chinese Simplified 吸引
Chinese Traditional 吸引
Croatian (VERB)privući
(ADJECTIVE)privucite
Czech (VERB)přilákat, přitahovat, zaujmout, lákat
(ADJECTIVE)lákají
Danish (VERB)tiltrække
(NOUN)Tiltræk
Dutch (VERB)aantrekken, trekken, lokken, trekt
Estonian (VERB)meelitada, äratada, kaasata, tuua
Fijian dreta na
Filipino maakit ang mga
Finnish (VERB)houkutella, kiehtoa, herättää
(NOUN)houkutteleminen
French (VERB)attirer, séduire, susciter
German (VERB)anziehen, anzulocken, gewinnen, locken, ziehen
Greek (VERB)προσελκύσει
Haitian Creole atire
Hebrew (VERB)למשוך, מושכים, מושך
Hindi (VERB)आकर्षित
Hmong Daw nyiam
Hungarian (VERB)vonzza, vonzani, vonz, minél, vonzó, magára
Icelandic (VERB)laða, draga
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)menarik perhatian
(VERB)menarik
Italian (VERB)attirare, attrarre, richiamano
Japanese (VERB)誘致, 引き付ける, 引き付け, 集める, 引きつける, 魅了, 惹きつける, 惹きつけ, 集めて, 集め
Kiswahili (VERB)kuwavutia, kuvutia
Korean (VERB)유치, 끌기, 끌, 끄는, 유혹, 끌고, 끌지, 끈다, 유도, 끌어, 모으고
Latvian (VERB)piesaistīt, jāpiesaista, izpelnījās, pievilkt
Lithuanian (VERB)pritraukti, traukia
(NOUN)Pritraukite
Malagasy hisarika ny
Malay (Latin) (VERB)menarik
Maltese jattiraw
Norwegian Bokmål tiltrekke
Persian (VERB)جذب, جلب
Polish (VERB)przyciągnąć
Portuguese (VERB)atrair, atraem
Querétaro Otomi atraer
Romanian (VERB)atrage, atracţii
Russian (VERB)привлечь
Samoan faatosina mai
Serbian (Cyrillic) привући
Serbian (Latin) privući
Slovak (VERB)prilákať, priťahujú, lákajú, upútať
Slovenian (VERB)privabiti, pritegnili
Spanish (VERB)atraer, captar, llamar
Swedish (VERB)locka, attrahera, tilldra, väcka
Tahitian huti mai
Tamil ஈர்க்கும்
Telugu ఆకర్షించేందుకు
Thai ดึงดูด
Tongan tohoaki'i mai 'a e
Turkish (VERB)çekmek, çekebilmek, çekecek, çeke, çeker, çekin, etkilemek
Ukrainian (VERB)залучити, привернути, приваблюють
Urdu کو اپنی طرف متوجہ
Vietnamese (VERB)thu hút, hút
Welsh (VERB)ddenu, denu
Yucatec Maya atraer
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