Pull synonyms

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(Slang) A street or road:
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To pull with force; move by pulling or drawing; tug; drag
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To pull with a quick, strong movement; jerk:
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(Physics, engineering) The rate of change in acceleration with respect to time.
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(With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
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A person or thing regarded as the equal or counterpart of another or of the person or thing being discussed
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To bring about deliberately; provoke:
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To move by pulling with great effort or exertion; drag:
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To tear, pull, or rip with violence
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To pull; tug; snatch
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A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing.
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Tow is defined as to drag behind, often with a rope or chain.
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To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
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To refuse to accept (a person); spurn
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To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process. Compare abstract (transitive verb).
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To become torn:
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To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
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An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow [also spelled draught]
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An action exerted by a person or thing with such power on another to cause change.
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The definition of leverage is the action of a lever, or the power to influence people, events or things.
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Influence or control:
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A system of such measures, such as avoirdupois weight or troy weight.
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The process to seek and obtain a review and reversal of an administrative decision by a court or by a higher authority within the administrative agency. See also certiorari, notice of appeal, trial (trial de novo), and writ of error.
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(Idiomatic) To maneuver a vehicle from the side of a road onto the lane.
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The definition of a twitch is a quick and short movement.
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Any of various hand or power tools, often having fixed or adjustable jaws, used for gripping, turning, or twisting objects such as nuts, bolts, or pipes, typically at an angle perpendicular to the object's axis.
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Something extracted, an extract, as from a plant or an organ of an animal etc.
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A picture, design, sketch, etc. thus made
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The act by which something is rent, or torn.
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(Medicine) continuous shedding of tears; epiphora
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A tearing up.
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Action of the verb to weed.
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The act of pulling
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Something that has been produced or accomplished through the effort, activity, or agency of a person or thing:
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Power assigned to another; authorization:
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To haul or drag along (especially something heavy); to carry.
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To extend in an irregular line; straggle
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To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force:
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To put to torture on the rack.
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To remove extraneous matter from (the teeth, for example).
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To remove or force from home or native land
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To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to incline or slant.
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To incline
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A source of strength or support
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To be removable
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To bend or deviate from an upright position; stand at a slant; incline
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To be repulsive, or disgusting, to
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To deter is defined as to keep someone from completing an action by giving them fear or doubt.
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Enchantment is defined as a feeling of great delight or a feeling of being captivated, or under a spell.
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That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; an alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.
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The capability of eliciting intense interest or of being very attractive.
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(Uncountable) Alluring beauty or charm (often with sex appeal)
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Power to attract; personal charm or allure
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Witchcraft; sorcery
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(Uncountable) The act or process of breathing.
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The definition of a mouth is the opening of something, particularly the opening through which a person talks and eats.
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(Psychol.) An emotion or feeling attached to an idea, object, etc.
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(Idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.
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(Poker) To improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.
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To strip of feathers or plumage.
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strip of feathers
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To deprive of feathers, plumes, awards.
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To gain by the use of force or coercion:
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(Literally) To pull something, so that comes inside.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive, of night/darkness) To approach.
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To cut or tear apart roughly or vigorously
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(Archaic except in past participle) To tear apart by force; to split; to cleave.
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bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
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To be responsible for; commit:
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To do; to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault.
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To remove by pulling
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To lure; to attract by arousing desire or hope.
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To make into a magnet; give magnetic properties to (steel, iron, etc.)
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(Informal) Impetus or advancement, as toward a desired result:
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A small quantity of vapor, smoke, etc. expelled at one time
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A successful or popular venture:
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An alcoholic beverage, such as a cocktail or highball.
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(Often plural) The act of drinking.
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The act of quaffing, a deep draught.
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The act of sipping.
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(Dial.) sip
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A mixture of liquid and solid food, such as table scraps, fed to animals, especially pigs; slop.
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Warm beer flavoured with spices, lemon, etc.
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A seat belt or safety belt.
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The definition of clout means strong influence or a clout is a blow or a punch.
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The act or capability of attracting.
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(Uncountable) The state of being attractive or engaging.
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A decision
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A special charm or allure that inspires fascination or devotion
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A chanted word, phrase, or verse assumed to have magic power to help or hurt; incantation
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The act by which something is pulled.
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An unexpected change in a process or a departure from a pattern, often producing a distortion or perversion:
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To stretch (one's muscles or another body part) to the point of strain or injury.
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(Intransitive) To encourage a favored person, team, or result.
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A line of entries in a table, etc., going from left to right, as opposed to a column going from top to bottom
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To receive into a particular relation or association, as into one's care or keeping:
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Synonym Study

  • Tow implies pulling by means of a rope or cable to tow a stalled automobile
  • Haul implies sustained effort in transporting something heavy, often mechanically to haul furniture in a truck
  • Tug suggests strenuous, often intermittent effort in pulling but does not necessarily connote success in moving the object I tugged at the rope to no avail
  • Drag implies the slow pulling of something heavy, connoting great resistance in the thing pulled she dragged the desk across the floor
  • Draw suggests a smoother, more even motion than pull he drew his sword from its scabbard
  • Pull is the broad, general term of this list, meaning to exert force so as to cause to move toward or after the source of the force
Find another word for pull. In this page you can discover 100 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pull, like: drag, haul, yank, jerk, tend, like, draw, tug, rend, pluck and push.