Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

attraction

noun
     
Related topics: Physics
at‧trac‧tion W3
1 [uncountable and countable] a feeling of liking someone, especially in a sexual way:
The attraction between them was almost immediate.
2 [countable] something interesting or enjoyable to see or do:
The beautiful beaches are the island's main attraction (=most popular place, activity etc).
tourist attraction (=a place that many tourists visit)
3 [uncountable and countable] a feature or quality that makes something seem interesting or enjoyable
attraction of
Being your own boss is one of the attractions of owning your own business.
4HP [uncountable and countable] technical a force which makes things move together or stay together:
gravitational attraction

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary