# attract

## Verb

 Plain form attract Third-person singular attracts Past tense attracted Past participle attracted Present participle attracting
1. (transitive) If something attracts you, it makes you interested in it.
She jumped up and down to attract attention.
A cheaper price should also help attract customers.
2. (transitive) If you are attracted to someone, you want to have a relationship with them, often a sexual relationship.
Boys were mad about her, attracted by her good looks.
3. (transitive) If ${\displaystyle x}$ attracts ${\displaystyle y}$, ${\displaystyle x}$ pull ${\displaystyle y}$ to ${\displaystyle x}$.
The city hoped the new roads would attract businesses.
With magnets, opposite poles attract each other.