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Synonyms for pull

puff

pull it off

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pull out (of): withdraw

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pull out (of): leave

pull someone in

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pull someone up

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pull something apart or to pieces: dismantle

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pull something in: attract

pull something off: remove

pull something out

pull through

pull up

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pull yourself together

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Synonyms for pull

to exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

to remove from a fixed position

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

pull back: to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

pull down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

pull down: to receive, as wages, for one's labor

pull in: to come to a particular place

pull off: to begin and carry through to completion

pull off: to be responsible for or guilty of (an error or crime)

pull on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

pull on: to take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid)

pull out: to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

pull through: to exist in spite of adversity

the act of drawing or pulling a load

an inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

an act of drinking or the amount swallowed

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

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the force used in pulling

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special advantage or influence

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a device used for pulling something

a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

a sustained effort

direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

move into a certain direction

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apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

steer into a certain direction

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strain abnormally

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cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense

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operate when rowing a boat

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rein in to keep from winning a race

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tear or be torn violently

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hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing

strip of feathers

take sides with

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They tell me the pull doesn't slow them down at all for fast close-range shots, yet gives the option of a crisp pull when a precision shot is required.
Initially, the plan was to pull the Range Rover along the beach, but after a quick call from her instructor, Elham decided it was best to pull it along the asphalt so as to avoid any injuries before her trek.
They all gave a tremendous pull, and that amazing turnip came out.
Motoric--simple motor habits, often without full awareness, that may predispose one to pull, like twirling or stroking the hair during sedentary activities
The sharper the bend, the harder it was to pull the tape off--more energy went into tearing and smaller bits of tape came off.
The holes, created by the collapse of stars, exert a massive I gravitational pull on nearby matter.
But physicists discovered that, if gravity were the only force pulling matter in, anything caught by the pull would remain in permanent orbit.
It has six to nine pull rolls, depending on the number of corona-treating stations.
But Bowry simply made an obscene gesture towards them and mouthed an obscene remark towards them before pulling out within inches of the police car, causing the sergeant to pull across onto the rumble strip by the crash barrier.
The intimation of a not-quite-human construct succumbing to the most organic of needs pulls us into a realm that is more upsetting than reassuring.
It also buys vehicles from the California Bureau of Automotive Repair's Breathe Easier buy-back program, which is designed to pull heavily polluting vehicles from the road.
IF THE ZIPPER GOES OFF TRACK, PULL IT TO THE VERY BOTTOM OF THE BAG.
The backside guard and tackle pull and kick out the defensive end and seal the linebacker.
The JA-based Mr Vegas is in his second home, Los Angeles, to promote his hot new album Pull Up on Delicious Vinyl.
Second, it was the district philosophy to pull out only the neediest students for an alternative Language Arts class.