At·tract v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Attracting.]
1. To draw to, or cause to tend to; esp. to cause to approach, adhere, or combine; or to cause to resist divulsion, separation, or decomposition.
All bodies and all parts of bodies mutually attract themselves and one another. --Derham.
2. To draw by influence of a moral or emotional kind; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers.
Attracted by thy beauty still to gaze. --Milton.
Syn: -- To draw; allure; invite; entice; influence.
At·tract·ing, a. That attracts. -- At*tract*ing*ly, adv.