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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 at·tract /əˈtrækt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 at·tract /əˈtrækt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·tract, n. Attraction. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some
           psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good
           looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in
           many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge
           crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in
           many new customers" [syn: pull, pull in, draw, draw
           in] [ant: repel]
      2: 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"
      3: be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me";
         "The beautiful garden attracted many people" [syn: appeal]
         [ant: repel]