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KK Pronunciation

〔 pUl 〕


〔 pul 〕

Overview of noun pull

The noun pull has 7 senses

  • pull, pulling -- (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")

  • pull -- (the force used in pulling; "the pull of the moon"; "the pull of the current")

  • pull, clout -- (special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull")

  • pull -- (a device used for pulling something; "he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer")

  • wrench, twist, pull -- (a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull")

  • puff, drag, pull -- (a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly")

  • pull -- (a sustained effort; "it was a long pull but we made it")

Overview of verb pull

The verb pull has 17 senses

  • pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

  • attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in -- (direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers")

  • pull -- (move into a certain direction; "the car pulls to the right")

  • pull -- (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")

  • perpetrate, commit, pull -- (perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery")

  • draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out -- (bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim")

  • pull -- (steer into a certain direction; "pull one's horse to a stand"; "Pull the car over")

  • pull, overstretch -- (strain abnormally; "I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up"; "The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition")

  • pull, draw -- (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")

  • pull -- (operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars")

  • pull -- (rein in to keep from winning a race; "pull a horse")

  • rend, rip, rive, pull -- (tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips")

  • pull -- (hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball")

  • pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume -- (strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon")

  • extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out -- (remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram")

  • pull, root for -- (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?")

  • pull -- (take away; "pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf")