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Synonyms for pull back

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  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back(verb)

    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, pull away, 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, kip down, remove

  2. retract, pull back, draw back(verb)

    use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)

    Synonyms:
    back out, retract, draw back, recant, withdraw, pull away, shrink back, retire, draw, forswear, abjure, crawfish, move back, crawfish out, retreat, recede, resile, pull in one's horns, back away, draw in

  3. pull back(verb)

    move to a rearward position; pull towards the back

    "Pull back your arms!"

    Synonyms:
    pull away, draw, draw back, retreat, back out, back away, crawfish, recede, retract, withdraw, pull in one's horns, move back, retire, crawfish out

  4. pull back, draw(verb)

    stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)

    "The archers were drawing their bows"

    Synonyms:
    describe, take in, absorb, suck up, pull in, attract, get, thread, quarter, string, crawfish out, retire, run, depict, guide, crawfish, retreat, drag, draw in, back away, suck, back out, delineate, draw and quarter, make, soak up, tie, cast, pull, pull away, get out, take out, disembowel, sop up, puff, reap, pass, recede, imbibe, move back, line, pull out, draw, pull in one's horns, force, trace, draw back, withdraw, draw off, retract, take up, eviscerate

  5. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw(verb)

    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

    "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"

    Synonyms:
    recall, retract, call in, draw back, take away, sequester, swallow, withdraw, back out, back away, draw off, remove, seclude, take, retire, draw, take back, call back, retrograde, crawfish, move back, retreat, sequestrate, recede, bow out, pull away, take out, adjourn, pull in one's horns, unsay, crawfish out, disengage

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  1. Andres Carbacho-Burgos:

    The industry is still under capacity constraints and suffers from not being able to hire as many workers as it would like, in the next two years, residential construction will also pull back slightly once the Fed finishes increasing short-term rates ... reducing the amount of credit going to real estate development.

  2. Amber Heard:

    History tends to favor those on the right side of it, whether it’s civil rights in 1962 or suffrage in 1914 or gay rights in 2007. All of these debates seemed specific at the time, but if you pull back to the macro, there’s a trend: fairness. Justice is not as nuanced or delicate as it’s made out to be. And as the texture of our culture changes, [equality] will manifest differently in other debates.

  3. Matt Smith:

    After hitting that $80 level, which is a psychological level, we were seeing a little bit of a pull-back yesterday, and then rhetoric out of Saudi and Russia has only exacerbated the sell-off today.

  4. Shannon Stemm:

    We’re still a bit cautious given the backdrop is very favorable now, they hit the 10 percent target in a really good time (for the market). How feasible is that when markets do pull back?

  5. Eric Marshall:

    There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding reforms, causing prison REITs to trade at a discount to the REITs that aren't tied to government spending, but you've already seen them pull back, meaning that from here there's more upside than downside potential.

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