1. (obsolete) Separated; drawn asunder.
2. (obsolete) Insane; mad.
1. draw someone's attention away from something
- The thief distracted the bystanders
Similar word(s): deflect
2. disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
Sentences with distract as a verb:
- The crowd was distracted by a helicopter hovering over the stadium when the only goal of the game was scored.