Pull Meaning

There are 24 meaning(s) for word Pull

Pull Meaning 1 : strip of feathers

    Example : pull a chicken

    Synonyms : deplumate,  deplume,  displume,  pluck,  tear
Pull Meaning 2 : a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

    Example : he was sidelined with a hamstring pull

    Synonyms : twist,  wrench
Pull Meaning 3 : perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

    Example : pull a bank robbery

    Synonyms : commit,  perpetrate
Pull Meaning 4 : remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

    Example : pull weeds

    Synonyms : draw out,  extract,  pull out,  pull up,  rip out,  take out,  tear out
Pull Meaning 5 : special advantage or influence

    Example : the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull

    Synonyms : clout
Pull Meaning 6 : direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

    Example : The ad pulled in many potential customers,This pianist pulls huge crowds

    Synonyms : attract,  draw,  draw in,  pull in
Pull Meaning 7 : bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

    Example : pull out a gun,The mugger pulled a knife on his victim

    Synonyms : draw,  get out,  pull out,  take out
Pull Meaning 8 : a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

    Synonyms : drag,  puff
Pull Meaning 9 : take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for

    Example : I'm pulling for the underdog

    Synonyms : root for
Pull Meaning 10 : tear or be torn violently

    Example : pull the cooked chicken into strips

    Synonyms : rend,  rip,  rive
Pull Meaning 11 : cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense

    Example : A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter

    Synonyms : draw
Pull Meaning 12 : the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

    Example : the pull up the hill had him breathing harder,his strenuous pulling strained his back

    Synonyms : pulling
Pull Meaning 13 : cause to move by pulling

    Example : pull a sled

    Synonyms : draw
Pull Meaning 14 : strain abnormally

    Example : I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up,The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition

    Synonyms : overstretch
Pull Meaning 15 : a device used for pulling something

    Example : he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer

Pull Meaning 16 : apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

    Example : pull the string gently,pull the trigger of the gun,pull your knees towards your chin

Pull Meaning 17 : a sustained effort

    Example : it was a long pull but we made it

Pull Meaning 18 : hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing

    Example : pull the ball

Pull Meaning 19 : move into a certain direction

    Example : the car pulls to the right

Pull Meaning 20 : operate when rowing a boat

    Example : pull the oars

Pull Meaning 21 : rein in to keep from winning a race

    Example : pull a horse

Pull Meaning 22 : steer into a certain direction

    Example : pull one's horse to a stand

Pull Meaning 23 : take away

    Example : pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf

Pull Meaning 24 : the force used in pulling

    Example : the pull of the moon,the pull of the current

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How to Pronounce Pull

  • pʊl