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Synonyms of pull in English:


  • 1 he pulled the box toward him
    [Antonyms] push
  • 2 he pulled the bad tooth out
    extract, take out, remove
  • 3 she pulled a muscle
    strain, sprain, wrench, turn, tear;
  • 4 race day pulled big crowds
    attract, draw, bring in, pull in, lure, seduce, entice, tempt, beckon, interest, fascinate
    [Antonyms] repel
  • noun

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  • 1 give the chain a pull
  • 3 he has a lot of pull in finance
    influence, sway, power, authority, say, prestige, standing, weight, leverage, muscle, teeth, clout
  • Phrases

    pull apart

    they pulled apart the suitcase looking for hidden drugs
    dismantle, disassemble, take/pull to pieces, take/pull to bits, take apart, strip down;
    demolish, destroy, break up

    pull back

    the troops were ordered to pull back
    withdraw, retreat, fall back, back off;
    pull out, retire, disengage;
    flee, turn tail

    pull in

    pull in here, next to the Camaro
    stop, halt, come to a halt, pull over, pull up, draw up, brake, park

    pull someone's leg

    are we really getting a snowstorm, or are you pulling my leg?
    tease, fool, play a trick on, rag, pull the wool over someone's eyes
    informalkid, rib, take for a ride, have on

    pull off

    they pulled off a daring crime
    achieve, fulfill, succeed in, accomplish, bring off, carry off, perform, discharge, complete, clinch, fix, effect, engineer

    pull out

    our forces have begun to pull out
    withdraw, resign, leave, retire, step down, bow out, back out, give up

    pull through

    we're all praying that Steve will pull through
    get better, get well again, improve, recover, rally, come through, recuperate

    pull oneself together

    it's just a movie, pull yourself together
    regain one's composure, recover, get a grip on oneself, get over it

    pull over


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