to draw up

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To compose a document, especially one having a standard form

I asked my lawyer to draw up a new will.

Cause to come to a halt

Draw up the carriage just around the corner!.

To arrange in order or formation

Sergeant, please draw the men up in ranks of three.

Come to a halt

As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass.

To withdraw upwards

Ere long a bell tinkled, and the curtain drew up. Within the arch, the bulky figure of Sir George Lynn, whom Mr. Rochester had likewise chosen, was seen enveloped in a white sheet.

{f} formulate, compose, prepare a draft or version of (a contract, plan, etc.); come to a stop; straighten up as to show one's full height; bring something closer
If you draw up a document, list, or plan, you prepare it and write it out. They agreed to draw up a formal agreement He wants his ministers to concentrate on implementing policy, not on drawing it up. = formulate
form or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers
draw up the plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
straighten oneself; "He drew himself up when he talked to his superior"
If you draw up a chair, you move it nearer to a person or place, for example so that you can watch something or join in with something. He drew up a chair and sat down. = pull up
come to a halt after driving somewhere; "The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn"; "The chauffeur hauled up in front of us"
cause (a vehicle) to stop; "He pulled up the car in front of the hotel"
to draw up