aantrekken

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Etymology[edit]

aan (to, on) +‎ trekken (to pull)

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  • Hyphenation: aan‧trek‧ken

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aantrekken (past singular trok aan, past participle aangetrokken)

  1. (transitive) to attract, exert a pulling force (on an object) such as gravity
    De magneet trekt alle ijzerdeeltjes aan.
    The magnet attracts all iron particles.
  2. (transitive) to attract, draw, allure, appeal (to someone)
  3. (transitive) to tighten by pulling
  4. (transitive) to put on (e.g. clothing)
  5. (reflexive, ditransitive) to take heed, to take an interest in something, to let oneself be bothered by
    Trek je maar niets aan van hun geschreeuw.
    Don't let yourself be bothered by their shouting.

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