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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Pull Off

  • christophe
  • mcgoff
  • jerk-off
  • bake-off
  • trough
  • stoff
  • stauff
  • skoff
  • shroff
  • scoff
  • schroff
  • prof.
  • groff
  • croff
  • shoff
  • schoff
  • roff
  • poff
  • lauf
  • koff
  • knoff
  • knauff
  • knauf
  • hoff
  • hauff
  • hauf
  • gough
  • goff
  • doff
  • cough

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. pull

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

Antonyms

  • decompress

Etymology

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

7. 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))

8. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate

9. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

10. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] not in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Sentences with pull-off


1. Noun Phrase
Minimalism is as essential to Scandinavian design as meatballs are to a trip to IKEA, but too often warmth is the casualty of trying to pull off a less-is-more aesthetic (and no one likes cold meatballs).

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