pull

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  • Info A pull is a force that acts in the direction of the origin of the force.
  • These could be operated by three men, and pulled by only two horses.
  • Because of its size the tree has been studied for its water pull.
  • It was during this time that the fourth act was pulled together.
  • Upon returning to the back seat of the car, another car pulled up nearby.
  • They are also not pulled off the course and are allowed to cross the finish line.
  • They then dropped the names in a hat and pulled them out.
  • They want to talk to you rather than pull your body.
  • Similar to the cover for the previous album, but pulled back.
  • When he pulls himself together, it appears his life will remain very much the same.
  • Just as well as most of his life seems rather like pulling teeth.
  • The story was pulled and a different story was run.
  • Work was immediately stopped and the towers were pulled down a few years later.
  • So I get out of the car, opened his door and pulled him out of the car.
  • The railroad also pulled out and destroyed its towns quite recently.
  • Other accounts told of fans having to be pulled to safety from above.
  • Hall had to pull off the road until the storm passed.
  • Others reported that she had attempted to pull down the King's horse.
  • After a while, this is pulled up from beneath him, and he is left on the ground.
  • If this happens, it is likely that the whole boat will get pulled under water.
  • They pull their feet inside their legs and can push them out, if needed.
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Meaning of pull

  • noun The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    the pull up the hill had him breathing harder, his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun The force used in pulling
    the pull of the moon, the pull of the current
  • noun Special advantage or influence
    the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull
  • noun A device used for pulling something
    he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer
  • noun A sustained effort
    it was a long pull but we made it
  • verb Cause to move by pulling
    draw a wagon, pull a sled
  • verb Move into a certain direction
    the car pulls to the right
  • verb Apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
    Pull the rope, Pull the handle towards you, pull the string gently, pull the trigger of the gun, pull your knees towards your chin
  • verb Steer into a certain direction
    pull one's horse to a stand, Pull the car over
  • verb Strain abnormally
    I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up, The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition
  • verb Cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
    A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter
  • verb Operate when rowing a boat
    pull the oars
  • verb Rein in to keep from winning a race
    pull a horse
  • verb Hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing
    pull the ball
  • verb Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for
    We all rooted for the home team, I'm pulling for the underdog, Are you siding with the defender of the title?
  • verb Take away
    pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf