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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pull, pullingnoun

    the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

    "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"

    Synonyms:
    pull, puff, twist, wrench, drag, clout

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pulling":

    tirant, withdrawing

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#3810pull
#6613drag
#7835twist
#9312pulling
#17309wrench
#18108puff
#26509withdrawing
#34187clout
#307580tirant

How to use pulling in a sentence?

  1. Wedbush Securities:

    It is essential that Netflix treat creatives with respect, and many of them have trouble with abortion restrictions and any laws that impact women's rights, creative talent cares a lot about things like this, and pulling production from Georgia Peach is sending a signal to the state legislature that it faces economic backlash if it tramples women's rights.

  2. Ashoka Mody:

    Pulling the plug on Greece would have potentially catastrophic consequences, the ECB's threats are completely empty. Despite all the bluster, it has no choice. The ECB has to ask itself how it can stabilize the financial system, not undermine it.

  3. Jodie Marsden:

    I felt them actually pulling my stomach apart as they were ripping the muscles and I was in so much pain.

  4. Sir Winston Churchill:

    Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.

  5. Mari Agredano-Quirino:

    Finally, a few blocks down, we see him pulling into the (drive-thru) of a burger place.

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