1. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

- Her good looks attract the stares of many men

Similar word(s): draw, pull

Definition categories: contact, draw, pull

2. be attractive to

- The beautiful garden attracted many people

Similar word(s): appeal

Definition categories: emotion

3. 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

Definition categories: contact, pull

Sentences with attract as a verb:

- A magnet attracts iron filings.

- Advertising is designed to attract customers.

- to attract admirers;