What does the word attract mean?

Usage examples for attract

  1. " No," said the young man meaningly; " you would attract anything to stay." – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  2. " The light in any case is dangerous as likely to attract attention," whispered Mr. Haydon. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  3. Very nice of her to come and attract young people to the house for us. – Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw