If Santorum had just attracted a few thousand more working-class votes, he would have won the primary.
The “humanitarian” convoy that has attracted international attention does not appear to have been directly involved.
Blue Leaves also attracted Stiller with its prescience about our society's obsession with fame.
early 15c., from Latin attractus, past participle of attrahere "to draw, pull; to attract," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + trahere "draw" (see tract (n.1)).
Originally a medical term for the body's tendency to absorb fluids, nourishment, etc., or for a poultice treatment to "draw out" diseased matter (1560s). Of the ability of people or animals to draw others to them, it is attested from 1560s; of physical forces (magnetism, etc.), from c.1600 (implied in attraction). Related: Attracted; attracting.
To steal: attracted some lumber and built a garage (1891+)