draw sth down


draw sth down
UK US draw sth down
Phrasal Verb with draw({{}}/drɔː/ verb [T] (drew, drawn)
(US also draw down on sth) FINANCE to take part of an amount of money that has been made available: »

We took out a bank loan which allowed us to draw down sums of money as we needed them.

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Some of the money would come from federal money that the state is entitled to but has not drawn down.

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Fund managers drew down on cash reserves and bet that the bull market would continue through the summer.

(US also draw down) to reduce a supply of goods, or to be reduced: »

Consumers continue to draw down inventories of aluminum, copper, and other metals at London Metal Exchange warehouses.

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During the next 100 years, US coal reserves will draw down significantly.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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