To attract is to exert a force that draws something in, like the way a magnet attracts a paper clip. You might know the phrase, "opposites attract." This means you might be drawn to a personality type that is completely unlike yours.


That attracts.

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Attract

That attracts.


At*tract"ing, a. That attracts. -- At*tract"ing*ly, adv.

That attracts.


Usage Examples

By far the most important factor in the success or failure of any school, far more important than tests or standards or business-model methods of accountability, is simply attracting the best-educated, most exciting young people into urban schools and keeping them there.

Faith is not a notion, but a real strong essential hunger, an attracting or magnetic desire of Christ, which as it proceeds from a seed of the divine nature in us, so it attracts and unites with its like.

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Other Usage Examples

Blunders, no, only friendship binds us to honesty - attracting crypts of mushrooms in the wake of our snowboards.

Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.


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