And are these stories about movies and marriages and sex designed to attract more advertising?
Many business leaders argue that the United States needs to attract more highly skilled immigrants.
“We attract people looking at dollar signs, but we bring stories to light,” he tells The Daily Beast.
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.
Since opening to the public, the Washington Monument has managed to attract its fair share of public incidents.
It is just the sort of face likely to attract a young girl who is new to the world.
The songs which they learned are still sung by the hunter to attract the bears.
That seemed to attract him; but he heard her "now," and started.
They then gave a loud shout, to attract the attention of the Indians, and stepped out into open view.
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+)