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1 pull

The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you:
— The pull up the hill had him breathing harder.
— His strenuous pulling strained his back.

synoniem: pulling.

Roget 615: motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action.    reason, ground, call, principle; by end, by purpose; mainspring, primum mobile [Lat.], keystone; the why and the wherefore; ... meer laten zien

Roget 686: exertion, effort, strain, tug, pull, stress, throw, stretch, struggle, spell, spurt, spirt; stroke of work, stitch of work.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 591: printing; block printing, type-printing; plate printing etc. 558 (engraving); the press etc. (publication) 531; composition.    print, letterpress, ... meer laten zien

Roget 285: traction; drawing etc. v.; draught, pull, haul; rake; a long pull a strong pull and a pull all a long pull a strong pull and a pull all together;" towage, haulage.   

Roget 33: superiority, majority; greatness etc. 31; advantage; pull; preponderance, preponderation; vantage ground, prevalence, partiality; personal superiority; nobility ... meer laten zien

Roget 175: influence; importance etc. 642; weight, pressure, preponderance, prevalence, sway; predominance, predominancy; ascendency; dominance, reign; ... meer laten zien

2 pull

The force used in pulling.

3 pull

Special advantage or influence:
— The chairman's nephew has a lot of pull.

synoniem: clout.

Pools: siła przebicia

4 pull

A device used for pulling something.

Nederlands: trekker
Pools: odsuwacz

5 pull

A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments:
— He was sidelined with a hamstring pull.

synoniemen: twist, wrench.

6 pull

A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke).

synoniemen: drag, puff.

Nederlands: haal, hijs, trek

7 pull

A sustained effort.


1 pull

Cause to move by pulling:
— Pull a sled.

synoniem: draw.

Roget 285: draw, pull, haul, lug, rake, drag, tug, tow, trail, train; take in tow.    wrench, jerk, twitch, ... meer laten zien

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... meer laten zien

Roget 686: exert oneself; exert one's energies, tax one's energies; use exertion.    labor, work, toil, moil, sweat, fag, drudge, slave, drag a lengthened chain, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: sluiten, tekenen, putten, voorttrekken, slepen, meeslepen, meesleuren, trekken

2 pull

Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes:
— The ad pulled in many potential customers.
— This pianist pulls huge crowds.

synoniemen: attract, draw, draw in, pull in.

Nederlands: intrekken

3 pull

Move into a certain direction.

4 pull

Apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion.

Nederlands: ruk, trekken

5 pull

Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation:
— Pull a bank robbery.

synoniemen: commit, perpetrate.

Nederlands: begaan, plegen

6 pull

Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover:
— Pull out a gun.
— The mugger pulled a knife on his victim.

synoniemen: draw, get out, pull out, take out.

7 pull

Steer into a certain direction.

8 pull

Strain abnormally:
— I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up.
— The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition.

synoniem: overstretch.

9 pull

Cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense:
— A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter.

synoniem: draw.

Nederlands: trekken

10 pull

Operate when rowing a boat.

11 pull

Rein in to keep from winning a race.

12 pull

Tear or be torn violently:
— Pull the cooked chicken into strips.

synoniemen: rend, rip, rive.

Nederlands: scheuren

13 pull

Hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing.

14 pull

Strip of feathers:
— Pull a chicken.

synoniemen: deplumate, deplume, displume, pluck, tear.

Nederlands: pluimen, plukken

15 pull

Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense:
— Pull weeds.

synoniemen: draw out, extract, pull out, pull up, rip out, take out, tear out.

Nederlands: zich terugtrekken, optrekken

16 pull

Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for:
— I'm pulling for the underdog.

synoniem: root for.

17 pull

Take away.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abandon, accomplish, adduct, adduction, affinity, allure, allurement, amperage, appeal, apprehend, armipotence, arrest, arrive, assume, attack, attract, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity ... meer laten zien.

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