Many business leaders argue that the United States needs to attract more highly skilled immigrants.
News that Palin is attending the screening is sure to attract press from all over the world—as did the first leg of her bus tour.
Climate leaders need to model this spirit, as it is the only one that will ever attract a mass movement.
Having Andreessen in charge would enable Yahoo to attract talent, he adds.
Now that the "Palin Primaries" are behind us, Republicans may try to attract more voters by moving to the center.
It is just the sort of face likely to attract a young girl who is new to the world.
There will be nothing to attract these poor children to one centre.
That seemed to attract him; but he heard her "now," and started.
You are boasting of your merits, Sir: let merit be your boast; nothing else can attract me.
Quite sufficiently beautiful to attract partners, and one came up and requested her to dance.
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+)