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1. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Synonyms

  • fleeting
  • duration
  • fugitive
  • momentaneous
  • short-term
  • short-dated
  • short-run
  • truncated
  • short-range
  • short and sweet
  • abbreviated
  • momentary
  • length
  • clipped
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • smart
  • outside
  • distant
  • intelligible

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • support
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2. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Synonyms

  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • curtal
  • truncate
  • short-snouted
  • snub
  • shortish
  • telescoped
  • short-range
  • truncated
  • stubby
  • abbreviated
  • close
  • length
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • distributed
  • thin
  • thinness
  • narrow

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] low in stature; not tall.

Synonyms

  • stumpy
  • height
  • thickset
  • squab
  • thick
  • low
  • squabby
  • runty
  • chunky
  • half-length
  • pint-size
  • heavyset
  • compact
  • stature
  • squat
  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • little
  • stocky
  • low-set
  • squatty
  • pint-sized
  • dumpy

Antonyms

  • high
  • unabridged
  • loose
  • decompress

Etymology

  • short (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. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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