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.
When asked why men are so attracted to crazy chicks, Mila Kunis, who plays Lily, lets out a laugh.
Since their arrest, the band has attracted popular supporters such as Madonna, Yoko Ono, and Paul McCartney.
But there was one on the mantel which attracted my attention especially.
Or was it the infinite humour of Falstaff which attracted him?
He nudged his colleague and drew his attention to the object that had attracted him.
The other three seniors, attracted by the scene, came back, and waited with Gaunt.
This attracted his attention and then excited his curiosity.
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+)