direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Her good looks attract the stares of many men|The ad pulled in many potential customers|This pianist pulls huge crowds|The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers
Synonym: draw, draw in, pull, pull in
be attractive to
The idea of a vacation appeals to me|The beautiful garden attracted many people
Synonym: appeal
exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away
the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies
Antonym: repel