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; damage
  • 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
    tug, jerk, heave
    informal yank
  • 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 drugsdismantledisassembletake/pull to piecestake/pull to bitstake apartstrip downdemolishdestroybreak up

    pull back

    the troops were ordered to pull backwithdrawretreatfall backback offpull outretiredisengagefleeturn tail

    pull in

    pull in here, next to the Camarostophaltcome to a haltpull overpull updraw upbrakepark

    pull someone's leg

    are we really getting a snowstorm, or are you pulling my leg?teasefoolplay a trick onragpull the wool over someone's eyes informalkidribtake for a ridehave on

    pull off

    they pulled off a daring crimeachievefulfillsucceed inaccomplishbring offcarry offperformdischargecompleteclinchfixeffectengineer

    pull out

    our forces have begun to pull outwithdrawresignleaveretirestep downbow outback outgive up informalquit

    pull through

    we're all praying that Steve will pull throughget betterget well againimproverecoverrallycome throughrecuperate

    pull oneself together

    it's just a movie, pull yourself togetherregain one's composurerecoverget a grip on oneselfget over it informalsnap out of itget one's act togetherbuck up

    pull over

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