pull

What are the hyponyms for pull?

Hyponyms for pull

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Definitions for pull

  • verb - strain abnormally; "I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up"; "The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition"
  • noun - 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"
  • verb - take away; "pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"
  • noun - a sustained effort; "it was a long pull but we made it"
  • noun - 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"
  • verb - 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?"
  • verb - remove
  • verb - strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
  • verb - hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
  • verb - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - rein in to keep from winning a race; "pull a horse"
  • verb - operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars"
  • verb - bring
  • verb - steer into a certain direction; "pull one's horse to a stand"; "Pull the car over"
  • verb - move into a certain direction; "the car pulls to the right"
  • verb - cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon
  • verb - perform an act
  • noun - a device used for pulling something; "he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer"
  • noun - special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
  • noun - the force used in pulling; "the pull of the moon"; "the pull of the current"
  • noun - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
  • Pronounciation of pull

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    Synonyms for pull

    puff clout drag wrench twist pulling pull out pluck displume pull in rive pull up tear draw draw in get out overstretch root for take out deplume force rend perpetrate extract draw out deplumate attract rip commit

    Antonyms for pull

    push

    Holonyms for pull

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    Hypernyms for pull

    propulsion exertion inspiration injury actuation travail aspiration device hurt effort sweat intake advantage harm elbow grease inhalation breathing in vantage trauma take away side displace tear rein act withdraw strip pull rupture rein in injure remove hit draw snap row wound take move force bust drive

    Meronyms for pull

    No meronyms found for pull.

    Sounds like pull

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