Pull Synonyms & Definitions
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• PullDefinition & Meaning in English
- (v. t.) To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward one; to pluck; as, to pull fruit; to pull flax; to pull a finch.
- (v. t.) To draw apart; to tear; to rend.
- (v. t.) To move or operate by the motion of drawing towards one; as, to pull a bell; to pull an oar.
- (v. t.) To hold back, and so prevent from winning; as, the favorite was pulled.
- (v. t.) To draw, or attempt to draw, toward one; to draw forcibly.
- (n.) Something in ones favor in a comparison or a contest; an advantage; means of influencing; as, in weights the favorite had the pull.
- (n.) A contest; a struggle; as, a wrestling pull.
- (n.) The act of rowing; as, a pull on the river.
- (n.) The act of pulling or drawing with force; an effort to move something by drawing toward one.
- (v. i.) To exert ones self in an act or motion of drawing or hauling; to tug; as, to pull at a rope.
- (n.) A pluck; loss or violence suffered.
- (n.) The act of drinking; as, to take a pull at the beer, or the mug.
- (n.) A knob, handle, or lever, etc., by which anything is pulled; as, a drawer pull; a bell pull.
- (v. t.) To take or make, as a proof or impression; -- hand presses being worked by pulling a lever.
- (v. t.) To strike the ball in a particular manner. See Pull, n., 8.
- (n.) A kind of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the side.
• PullbackDefinition & Meaning in English
- (n.) That which holds back, or causes to recede; a drawback; a hindrance.
- (n.) The iron hook fixed to a casement to pull it shut, or to hold it party open at a fixed point.