Draw

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Draw (/drɔ:/) is an English verb.

Draw is an irregular lexical verb; it has the 3rd person form "draws" /drɔ:z/, the -ing form "drawing", but the irregular preterite "drew" /dru:/ and an irregular past participle "drawn" /drɔ:n/. The latter two may be over-regularised to *"drawed" (*/drɔ:d/)

Draw is an ambitransitive verb. We can draw a picture, or draw a football match, or just draw.

Draw forms some compound verbs, such as "overdraw", "withdraw", etc.

It also forms some phrasal verbs, e.g. "draw down", "draw up", etc.

Note the noun "drawer" /drɔ:/ meaning "an open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles."[1]

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