English dictionary definition of:

pull


Noun

  • the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
  • a sustained effort
  • a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
  • a device used for pulling something
  • special advantage or influence
  • the force used in pulling
  • a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

Verb

  • strain abnormally
  • take away
  • take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for
  • remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
  • strip of feathers
  • hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing
  • cause to move by pulling
  • direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
  • tear or be torn violently
  • apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
  • rein in to keep from winning a race
  • operate when rowing a boat
  • bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
  • steer into a certain direction
  • move into a certain direction
  • cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
  • perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

Thesaurus

attract clout commit deplumate deplume displume drag draw extract force overstretch perpetrate pluck puff pulling rend rip rive tear twist wrench

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ll words and learn about the word pull in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

View spelling list More ways to spell short /oo/ and learn about the word pull in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou.

Scrabble score for pull


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 19:32:18 on 19-01-20

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