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Synonyms for pull back
pull back

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  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, 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 backverb

    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 backverb

    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, drawverb

    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, withdrawverb

    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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How to use pull back in a sentence?

  1. Phil Flynn:

    China's drop pushed everything lower and now we'll see if the bounce by U.S. stocks after the early pull back can stop the slide.

  2. Matt Bliss:

    Right now, I want to see what the interest is in the educational event and how It turns out— if it’s something we want to continue doing, or if we need to pull back on that and think of something else we can do that will have the same impact.

  3. 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.

  4. Jason Johnson:

    And I said that's simple: You don't have to do it on the stage, but you clearly stand there and remind people that 'tonight is not a reflection of the ideas, the issues, the vision, etc. But clearly we now have to pull back and pray and think about who we throw our support behind in order to reignite the promise of America -- because clearly it ain't me.'.

  5. Phil Flynn:

    The truth of the matter is that after this newest record high in crude inventories, it's probably going to be outside forces like the dollar, stock market and economic data which will determine if oil prices continue to go up or pull back.

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