Definition of pull Pronunciation
1. An act of pulling (applying force)
He gave the hair a sharp pull and it came out.
2. An attractive force which causes motion towards the source
The spaceship came under the pull of the gas giant.
Iron fillings drawn by the pull of a magnet
She took a pull on her cigarette.
3. Any device meant to be pulled, as a lever, knob, handle, or rope
A zipper pull
4. Something in one's favour in a comparison or a contest; an advantage; means of influencing.
In weights the favourite had the pull.
5. Appeal or attraction (as of a movie star)
6. The situation where a client sends out a request for data from a server, as in server pull, pull technology
7. A journey made by rowing
8. A contest; a struggle.
A wrestling pull
9. Loss or violence suffered.
10. The act of drinking.
To take a pull at a mug of beer
11. A kind of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the side.
12. A mishit shot which travels in a straight line and (for a right-handed player) left of the intended path.
13. To apply a force to (an object) so that it comes toward the person or thing applying the force.
When I give the signal, pull the rope.
You're going to have to pull harder to get that cork out of the bottle.
14. To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward oneself; to pluck.
To pull fruit from a tree; to pull flax; to pull a finch
15. To attract or net; to pull in.
16. To draw apart; to tear; to rend.
17. To persuade (someone) to have sex with one.
I pulled at the club last night.
He's pulled that bird over there.
18. To remove (something), especially from public circulation or availability.
Each day, they pulled the old bread and set out fresh loaves.
19. To do or perform.
He regularly pulls 12-hour days, sometimes 14.
You'll be sent home if you pull another stunt like that.
20. To retrieve or generate for use.
I'll have to pull a part number for that.
21. To toss a frisbee with the intention of launching the disc across the length of a field.
22. To row.
23. To strain (a muscle, tendon, ligament, etc.).
24. To draw (a hostile non-player character) into combat, or toward or away from some location or target.
25. To score a certain amount of points in a sport.
26. To hold back, and so prevent from winning.
The favourite was pulled.
27. To take or make (a proof or impression); so called because hand presses were worked by pulling a lever.
28. To strike the ball in a particular manner. (See noun sense.)
29. To draw beer from a pump, keg, or other source.
Let's stop at Finnigan's. The barman pulls a good pint.
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English - English - pull Pronunciation
n. act of grabbing and drawing away; influence; press proof, test print used for proofreading before a print run (Printing); handle, grip
v. grab and draw away; drag, tow; remove, take away; stretch, extend; tear, rip
n. pullover, sweater
English - Spanish - pull Pronunciation
s. tirón, agarrón, estirón, tirada; tiro, jalón, succión; esfuerzo; tirador
v. jalar, halar, tirar, tirar de; atraer; deslizar
Spanish - English - pull Pronunciation
[pull (m)] n. pullover, sweater or shirt that must be pulled over the head
English - French - pull Pronunciation
n. tirage; traction; coup; manoeuvre; gorgée; lampée; premier tirage (imprimerie); avantage; poignée de traction
v. tirer; manier; pousser; traîner; sortir, arracher; étirer; déchirer
English - German - pull Pronunciation
n. Zug; Ziehen; Sog; Anziehungskraft; Einfluß
v. ziehen; zerpflücken; zerren; zapfen (Bier); Waffe ziehen
English - Italian - pull Pronunciation
s. tiro, tirata; strattone, strappo; sorso, sorsata; boccata; forza d'attrazione; tirante; manopola; (fam) influenza, autorità, prestigio, peso; appoggio, aiuto, spinta; (fam) attrattiva, richiamo
v. trascinare, tirare; trainare; estrarre, strappare, cavare; cogliere, raccogliere; sradicare, estirpare; sfoderare, sguainare, tirare fuori; spillare; (fig) attirare, attrarre; spingere con forza
English - Portuguese - pull Pronunciation
s. puxão; influência; tração (Mec.); prova (Tipografia); maçaneta (de porta); trago (de bebida)
v. puxar; arrastar; arrancar; rasgar; despedaçar; estender
English - Russian - pull Pronunciation
с. тяга; влияние; дерганье; ручка, шнурок; натяжение, растяжение, тянущая сила; удар весла, гребля, прогулка на лодке; глоток; затяжка; преимущество; протекция, связи, блат; привлекательность; пробный оттиск
г. тянуть, натягивать, растягивать; притягивать, иметь тягу; влечь;подергать, вытаскивать; грести, идти на веслах; делать облаву; делать оттиски, тиснуть; выхватить; отбивать мяч
English - Turkish - pull Pronunciation
f. çekmek, asılmak, yolmak, içmek, nefes çekmek, kürek çekmek, çevirmek (iş), gelmek, girmek, kenara çekmek (araba), kenara parketmek, kalkmak (araba), hareket etmek
i. çekim, çekme, çekiş, çekicilik, fırt, asılma, teşvik, kürek çekme, zahmetli iş, harekete geçirme, etki, nüfuz, nüfuzlu olma, torpil, kayırma, arka çıkma, iltimas
French - English - pull Pronunciation
(m) n. pullover, sweater
English - Dutch - pull Pronunciation
frs. trekken
English - Greek - pull Pronunciation
ουσ. έλξη, μέσο επιρροής
ρήμ. αποσπώ, μυξοκλαίω, σύρω, έλκω, τραβώ
French - German - pull Pronunciation
n. pulli
English - Chinese - pull Pronunciation
(名) 拉, 拖; 引力; 拉力; 魅力
(动) 拉, 牵, 拖; 拔; 搬走; 采, 摘; 拉, 牵, 拖; 被拉动; 拔, 摘; 行驶
English - Chinese - pull Pronunciation
(名) 拉, 拖; 引力; 拉力; 魅力
(動) 拉, 牽, 拖; 拔; 搬走; 采, 摘; 拉, 牽, 拖; 被拉動; 拔, 摘; 行駛
English - Japanese - pull Pronunciation
(動) 引く; 引き抜く; 摘む; 引き離す; 引き裂く
(名) 引くこと; 引く力; 引き手; 舟を漕ぐこと; 引きひも
English - Korean - pull Pronunciation
명. 잡아당김; 영향, 매력, 당기는 힘; 시험인쇄(인쇄); 자루, 손잡이
동. 잡아끌다; 끌어당기다; 제거하다, 철거하다; 늘이다; 잡아찢다

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Verb forms for pull
Present participle: pulling
Present: pull (3.person: pulls)
Past: pulled
Future: will pull
Present conditional: would pull
Present Perfect: have pulled (3.person: has pulled)
Past Perfect: had pulled
Future Perfect: will have pulled
Past conditional: would have pulled