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1. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] at or in the front.

Synonyms

  • before

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • following

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] toward the future; forward in time.

Antonyms

  • backward

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. ahead

adverb. ['əˈhɛd'] in a forward direction.

Synonyms

  • forwards
  • onwards
  • onward
  • forrader

Antonyms

  • downwardly
  • downward
  • falling
  • asleep

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] cause to move by pulling.

Synonyms

  • winch
  • displace
  • drag
  • force
  • pull in
  • pull off
  • tweak
  • adduct
  • move
  • pluck
  • draw in
  • twitch
  • pick
  • yank
  • tug
  • jerk
  • haul
  • pull back
  • attract
  • cart
  • stretch
  • pick off
  • plunk
  • abduct
  • hale

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • stay

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.

Synonyms

  • draw in
  • draw
  • pull in
  • bring
  • curl up
  • tug
  • catch
  • curl
  • get
  • arrest
  • retract
  • attract

Antonyms

  • rest
  • buy
  • undercharge
  • spread

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] move into a certain direction.

Synonyms

  • drive

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • diverge

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. pull

noun. ['ˈpʊl'] the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you.

Synonyms

  • pluck
  • haul
  • haulage
  • excision
  • actuation
  • draw
  • deracination
  • traction
  • propulsion
  • tug
  • pulling
  • extirpation
  • jerk
  • draft
  • draught
  • drawing

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • disarrange
  • obviate

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion.

Synonyms

  • force
  • pull back
  • draw close
  • hitch up
  • pluck at
  • draw back
  • twist
  • wrench
  • draw
  • gather
  • pick at
  • pull at
  • retract
  • attract

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • shorten
  • inelasticity
  • shrink

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. pull

noun. ['ˈpʊl'] the force used in pulling.

Antonyms

  • decompress

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. pull

verb. ['ˈpʊl'] perform an act, usually with a negative connotation.

Synonyms

  • act
  • recommit
  • perpetrate
  • commit
  • move

Antonyms

  • pack
  • include
  • sell
  • log in

Etymology

  • pullen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pullian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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