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Synonyms for pull away
pul·l away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backverb

    pull back or move away or backward

    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, retreat, take, back away, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, take out, fall back, unsay, turn in, crawl in, bow out, fall behind, draw back, recede, bed, sack out, recall, move back, retrograde, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, retract, pull back, kip down, remove

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How to use pull away in a sentence?

  1. Jockey Joe Bravo:

    I really felt comfortable getting into the turn, i could see Luis was already riding. I could see that he was in trouble. Turning for home, Maximum Security did pull away a bit. My horse was still going comfortable.

  2. Drake Ross:

    I kind of likened it to a hangnail, you know, you’ve got this piece hanging there, and if it gets caught in the knee joint, it’s going to hurt real bad. It could lock up or it could pull away at the good tissue.

  3. Jamaica Lambie:

    We were getting people out of cars. It had a net positive, now it has this huge net negative. It's not right to see bikeshare and micromobility as something a tech company can come in and dump on a city and pull away.

  4. Brian Encinia:

    When you pull away from me, you're resisting arrest.

  5. Illinois The National Weather Service:

    The storm system will gradually pull away by Tuesday, but flooding and treacherous travel could (linger) into midweek.


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  • ابتعدArabic
  • оторваться, отдаляться, отрываться, отдалитьсяRussian

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