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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.