Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : pulling
Meaning : The force used in pulling.
The pull of the moon.
The pull of the current.
Meaning : Special advantage or influence.
The chairman's nephew has a lot of pull.
Synonyms : clout
Meaning : A device used for pulling something.
He grabbed the pull and opened the drawer.
Meaning : A sustained effort.
It was a long pull but we made it.
Meaning : Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.
Her good looks attract the stares of many men.
The ad pulled in many potential customers.
This pianist pulls huge crowds.
The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers.
Meaning : Move into a certain direction.
The car pulls to the right.
Meaning : Apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion.
Pull the rope.
Pull the handle towards you.
Pull the string gently.
Pull the trigger of the gun.
Pull your knees towards your chin.
Meaning : Steer into a certain direction.
Pull one's horse to a stand.
Pull the car over.
Meaning : Strain abnormally.
I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up.
The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition.
Synonyms : overstretch
Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : draw
Meaning : Operate when rowing a boat.
Pull the oars.
Meaning : Rein in to keep from winning a race.
Pull a horse.
Meaning : Hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing.
Pull the ball.
Meaning : Take sides with. Align oneself with. Show strong sympathy for.
We all rooted for the home team.
I'm pulling for the underdog.
Are you siding with the defender of the title?.
Synonyms : root for
Meaning : Take away.
Pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf.