draw
draw vb drew, drawn, draw·ing
vt
1: to compose by random selection
draw a jury
2: to take (money) from a place of deposit
3: to write and sign (a draft) in due form for use in making a demand
draw a check
4: to write out in due form
hired an attorney to draw our wills
vi: to make a written demand for payment of money on deposit

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

draw
I (attendance) noun frequence, level of attendance II (attraction) noun attractiveness, enticement, force, gravity, influence, magnetism, pull III (tie) noun dead heat, deadlock, impasse, stalemate, standoff IV (depict) verb delineate, describe, picture, portray, represent, sketch V (extract) verb concentrate, condense, derive, pull, receive VI index bait (lure), bet, characterize, choose, copy, deadlock, delineate, depict, detail (particularize), educe, exhaust (deplete), extract, gain, inveigle, lottery, motivate, portray, reap, receive (acquire), trace (delineate)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


draw
(1) To create a draft that orders someone to pay money to someone else.
(2) To aim a firearm at a target.
(3) To select the members of a jury.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


draw
to write in due form. In relation to a bill of exchange, to draw a bill is to write it (draw it) in such a way that an unconditional order is addressed to another (the drawee).

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


draw
1) The withdrawal of profits from a partnership or LLC by a partner or LLC member.
2) To prepare any legal document.
3) To prepare and sign a bill of exchange or check.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


draw
v. To prepare and execute a financial instrument such as a draft or check; to prepare a legal document such as a will or contract; to withdraw funds from a bank account.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


draw
To aim a firearm, or deadly weapon, at a particular target.
To prepare a written bill of exchange, commercial paper, draft, or negotiable instrument and place one's signature on it, creating a legal obligation under its terms. To write a document, such as a deed, complaint, or petition, including the essential information necessary to make it legally effective upon its execution by the designated parties.
To lawfully remove money from an account held in a bank, treasury, or other depository.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


draw
To aim a firearm, or deadly weapon, at a particular target.
 
To prepare a written bill of exchange, commercial paper, draft, or negotiable instrument and place one's signature on it, creating a legal obligation under its terms. To write a document, such as a deed, complaint, or petition, including the essential information necessary to make it legally effective upon its execution by the designated parties.
 
To lawfully remove money from an account held in a bank, treasury, or other depository.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

draw
v.
   1) to prepare any document.
   2) specifically to have prepared and signed a bill of exchange or check.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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