What is another word for pull back?

Synonyms for pull back

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term pull back.

Princeton's WordNet

  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

How to pronounce pull back?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say pull back in sign language?

  1. pullback

How to use pull back in a sentence?

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    I hope we pull back from the brink here because these tariffs will not be good for the economy, and I worry that it will slow, if not impeded significantly, the progress we were making economically for the country.

  2. Steven Gardon:

    Now that all these issues have been raised, there's a lot more domestic political support to address these issues, and I don't think you can pull back from that, there's now pressure politically that they have to be addressed for the long term.

  3. Nicolas Cheron:

    European stocks are driven by the forex market, big time, the drop in the euro has played a major role in the stock rally in Europe in the past few months even before quantitative easing was launched, and now, with short positions on the euro reaching extreme levels in the short term, European stocks look vulnerable to a pull-back if the currency bounces.

  4. David Wessel:

    There's probably going to be some problems and some scandals and some of that mud will splatter on the The Fed, at some point The Fed is going to want to pull back and what if the Treasury at the time says not yet ?

  5. Zhang Qi:

    I think it's normal, there's been some recent data releases including inflation, and there's also the Vanke situation which is naturally impacting the market a bit, you've also seen banking shares do relatively well recently, so it's not a surprise to see a bit of a pull back.

Images & Illustrations of pull back

  1. pull back

Translation

Find a translation for the pull back synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these pull back synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "pull back." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 21 Apr. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/pull+back>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for pull back?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    A synonym for scanty
    • A. Spurious
    • B. Dearth
    • C. Gumption
    • D. Inaugurate

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for pull back:

    Synonyms.com

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.