Another word for pull


pull - the force used in pulling

Example:- the pull of the moon

pull, pulling - the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

Example:- the pull up the hill had him breathing harder

clout, pull - special advantage or influence

Example:- the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull

pull - a sustained effort

Example:- it was a long pull but we made it

drag, puff, pull - a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

Example:- he took a puff on his pipe

pull, twist, wrench - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

Example:- the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell

pull - a device used for pulling something

Example:- he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer


pull, rend, rip, rive - tear or be torn violently

Example:- The curtain ripped from top to bottom

pull, root for - take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for

Example:- We all rooted for the home team

pull - take away

Example:- pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf

deplumate, deplume, displume, pluck, pull, tear - strip of feathers

Example:- pull a chicken

overstretch, pull - strain abnormally

Example:- I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up

pull - steer into a certain direction

Example:- pull one's horse to a stand

draw out, extract, pull, pull out, pull up, take out - remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

Example:- pull weeds

pull - rein in to keep from winning a race

Example:- pull a horse

commit, perpetrate, pull - perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

Example:- perpetrate a crime

pull - operate when rowing a boat

Example:- pull the oars

pull - move into a certain direction

Example:- the car pulls to the right

pull - hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing

Example:- pull the ball

attract, draw, draw in, pull, pull in - direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

Example:- Her good looks attract the stares of many men

draw, pull - cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense

Example:- A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter

draw, force, pull - cause to move by pulling

Example:- draw a wagon

draw, get out, pull, pull out, take out - bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

Example:- draw a weapon

pull - apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

Example:- Pull the rope

Tweets containing the word pull

Source : WordNet