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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pull, pulling(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    pull, puff, pulling, twist, wrench, drag, clout

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  2. pull(noun)

    the force used in pulling

    Synonyms:
    puff, pulling, twist, wrench, drag, clout

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  3. pull, clout(noun)

    special advantage or influence

    Synonyms:
    pull, twist, slug, drag, poke, pulling, biff, lick, clout nail, puff, punch, wrench, clout

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  4. pull(noun)

    a device used for pulling something

    Synonyms:
    puff, pulling, twist, wrench, drag, clout

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  5. wrench, twist, pull(noun)

    a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

    Synonyms:
    turn, turn of events, spanner, drag, construction, device, gimmick, spin, twist, bend, clout, twisting, winding, wrench, wind, eddy, whirl, pulling, twirl, pull, braid, puff, tress, kink, crook, plait

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  6. puff, drag, pull(noun)

    a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

    Synonyms:
    hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, pulling, clout, comfort, wrench, twist, quilt, pull, puff, retarding force, pouffe, blow, whiff, ottoman, puff of air

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  7. pull(verb)

    a sustained effort

    Synonyms:
    puff, pulling, twist, wrench, drag, clout

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  8. pull, draw, force(verb)

    cause to move by pulling

    Synonyms:
    absorb, take in, pressure, suck up, pull in, attract, get, overstretch, thread, quarter, ram, string, perpetrate, pull back, commit, depict, guide, describe, drag, disembowel, thrust, suck, delineate, deplumate, rive, make, hale, soak up, tie, cast, storm, pull, get out, take out, drive, coerce, draw and quarter, root for, push, sop up, puff, reap, draw out, pass, squeeze, pluck, imbibe, impel, deplume, pull up, line, withdraw, pull out, force, draw, draw off, wedge, run, tear, rend, trace, extract, draw in, rip, displume, take up, eviscerate

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  9. attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in(verb)

    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

    Synonyms:
    absorb, earn, take in, suck up, pull in, attract, get, overstretch, thread, quarter, pass, sop up, perpetrate, pull back, commit, depict, guide, describe, drag, disembowel, draw off, suck, retract, delineate, deplumate, rive, make, string, curl up, soak up, tie, reap, gain, pull, get out, take out, appeal, realise, draw and quarter, root for, cast, puff, suck in, get in, draw out, clear, pluck, imbibe, take up, deplume, pull up, line, move in, withdraw, pull out, force, draw, bring in, run, tear, rend, trace, extract, curl, draw in, realize, close in, rip, displume, collect, eviscerate

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  10. pull(verb)

    move into a certain direction

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  11. pull(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  12. perpetrate, commit, pull(verb)

    perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, pull in, place, attract, overstretch, perpetrate, intrust, trust, commit, deplumate, force, rive, invest, draw out, pull, get out, take out, institutionalise, give, root for, devote, institutionalize, pluck, charge, practice, deplume, pull up, confide, pull out, draw, consecrate, tear, rend, send, extract, entrust, draw in, rip, displume, put

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  13. draw, pull, pull out, get out, take out(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    thread, withdraw, run, tie, deplume, draw, suck, absorb, displume, pull up, cast, deplumate, pull, draw and quarter, reap, draw in, overstretch, escape, back down, bow out, root for, get out, pull back, disembowel, bring out, take up, omit, extract, get around, remove, rive, move out, sop up, take out, eviscerate, unpack, pull in, exclude, buy food, quarter, make, chicken out, pull out, get, describe, puff, rend, take away, soak up, pluck, drag, get off, take in, excerpt, attract, force, trace, get away, ask out, except, exit, get by, draw out, draw off, go out, rip, leave out, pass, line, invite out, guide, suck up, delineate, perpetrate, break, string, back off, leave off, depict, leave, tear, commit, imbibe

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  14. pull(verb)

    steer into a certain direction

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  15. pull, overstretch(verb)

    strain abnormally

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, pull, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  16. pull, draw(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    absorb, take in, suck up, pull in, attract, get, overstretch, thread, quarter, string, perpetrate, pull back, commit, depict, guide, describe, drag, disembowel, suck, delineate, deplumate, rive, make, soak up, tie, cast, pull, get out, take out, draw and quarter, root for, sop up, puff, reap, draw out, pass, pluck, imbibe, deplume, pull up, line, withdraw, pull out, force, draw, draw off, run, tear, rend, trace, extract, draw in, rip, displume, take up, eviscerate

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  17. pull(verb)

    operate when rowing a boat

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  18. pull(verb)

    rein in to keep from winning a race

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  19. rend, rip, rive, pull(verb)

    tear or be torn violently

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, cleave, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, pull, perpetrate, split, deplume, pull out, rive, commit, attract, rend, take out, draw in

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  20. pull(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  21. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume(verb)

    strip of feathers

    Synonyms:
    roll, shoot, hook, pull in, attract, cull, overstretch, perpetrate, commit, rob, pick, snap, deplumate, rive, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, buck, draw out, pull, get out, take out, gazump, hustle, root for, bust, plunk, plume, pluck, charge, deplume, pull up, pick off, shoot down, pull out, force, draw, tear, rend, tweak, draw in, extract, rip, displume, rupture, fleece

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  22. extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out(verb)

    remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

    Synonyms:
    except, ask out, remove, leave out, express, evoke, pull in, draw up, attract, distill, overstretch, invite out, perpetrate, commit, prolong, take away, aspirate, move out, elicit, deplumate, force, rive, leave off, extend, suck out, distil, straighten up, pull, get out, take out, press out, educe, back down, root for, buy food, bow out, exclude, protract, draw out, back off, pluck, chicken out, deplume, pull up, withdraw, pull out, draw, draw off, excerpt, unpack, tear, rend, extract, draw in, rip, displume, haul up, omit

    Antonyms:
    force, push

  23. pull, root for(verb)

    take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, pull, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    push, force

  24. pull(verb)

    take away

    Synonyms:
    pull up, overstretch, extract, root for, force, draw out, rip, deplumate, get out, pluck, draw, displume, pull in, tear, perpetrate, commit, deplume, pull out, rive, take out, attract, rend, draw in

    Antonyms:
    push, force

Wiktionary

  1. pull(verb)

    Synonyms:
    recall, withdraw, yank

  2. pull(noun)

    Synonyms:
    score

  3. pull(noun)

    to apply a force to (an object) so that it comes toward the person or thing applying the force

    Synonyms:
    tug, yank

    Antonyms:
    push, shove

  4. pull(noun)

    to persuade (someone) to have sex with one

    Synonyms:
    attraction, score

    Antonyms:
    repulsion

  5. pull(noun)

    to remove (something), especially from public circulation or availability

    Synonyms:
    handle, knob, rope, lever

    Antonyms:
    push button, button, push

  6. pull(noun)

    to do or perform

    Synonyms:
    influence, sway, carry out, do, execute, perform, complete

  7. pull(verb)

    to retrieve or generate for use

    Synonyms:
    lay ones hands on, retrieve, get, get hold of, get ones hands on, generate, obtain

  8. pull(verb)

    Synonyms:
    tug, tow, drag, yank

    Antonyms:
    push, repel, shove

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pull

    One object draws another when it moves it toward itself or in the direction of its own motion by the exertion of adequate force, whether slight or powerful. To attract is to exert a force that tends to draw, tho it may produce no actual motion; all objects are attracted toward the earth, tho they may be sustained from falling. To drag is to draw against strong resistance; as, to drag a sled over bare ground, or a carriage up a steep hill. To pull is to exert a drawing force, whether adequate or inadequate; as, the fish pulls on the line; a dentist pulls a tooth. To tug is to draw, or try to draw, a resisting object with a continuous straining motion; as, to tug at the oar. To haul is to draw somewhat slowly a heavy object; as, to haul a seine; to haul logs. One vessel tows another. In the figurative sense, attract is more nearly akin to incline, draw to induce. We are attracted by one's appearance, drawn to his side. Compare ALLURE; ARRAY; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for DRIVE.

    Synonyms:
    allure, attract, drag, draw, entice, haul, incline, induce, lead, lure, tow, tug

    Antonyms:
    alienate, estrange, rebuff, reject, repel, repulse

    Preposition:
    To draw water from or out of the well; draw the boat through the water, to the shore; draw air into the lungs; draw with cords of love; the wagon is drawn by horses, along the road, across the field, over the stones, through the woods, to the barn.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pull(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    draw, haul, tug, drag

  2. pull(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pluck, gather

  3. pull(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    tear, rend, draw apart

  4. pull(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    tug, give a pull


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