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Pull

Pull appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Pull up if I pull up.
  • Pull up, Bob, pull up!
  • Pull a bat, I hit a ball up.
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Usage statistics for the verb pull:

conversational speech64.26%task-oriented speech35.74% imaginative writing82.6%informational writing17.4%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun pull:

wrenchcloutdragpuffpulltwist
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Pull is sometimes a misspelling of pulled or put.

The word pull is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun pull

What does pull mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pulls

  1. the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    • examples: the pull up the hill had him breathing harder | his strenuous pulling strained his back
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of pull: pulling
    • more generic words: actuation / propulsion = the act of propelling
    • more specific words:
      • drag = the act of dragging
      • haulage / draw / haul = the act of drawing or hauling something
      • jerk / tug = a sudden abrupt pull
      • draught / drawing / draft = the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
      • deracination / extirpation / excision = the act of pulling up or out; uprooting
      • pluck = the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
      • traction = the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
  2. the force used in pulling
    • examples: the pull of the moon | the pull of the current
    • lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
    • more generic word: force = the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
  3. special advantage or influence
    • example: the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of pull: clout
    • more generic words: advantage / vantage = the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
  4. a device used for pulling something
    • example: he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: device = an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • more specific terms:
      • bellpull = a handle or cord that is pulled to ring a doorbell or a servant's bell etc.
      • pull chain = a chain (usually with a handle at the end) that is pulled in order to operate some mechanism
  5. a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
    • example: he was sidelined with a hamstring pull
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of pull: twist / wrench
    • more generic words: harm / hurt / injury / trauma = any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    • more specific word: sprain = a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
  6. a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
  7. a sustained effort

Alternative definition of the noun pull

noun

  1. An act of pulling (applying force)
  2. An attractive force which causes motion towards the source
  3. Any device meant to be pulled, as a lever, knob, handle, or rope
  4. [slang] influence, especially as a means of gaining advantage
  5. Appeal or attraction or (as of a movie star)
  6. [internet] [uncountable] The situation where a client sends out a request for data from a server, as in server pull, pull technology
  7. A journey made by rowing

Specialised definition of the noun pull

Glossary of sports / luge

the portion of the start when the athlete pulls the sled forward, in preparation for the final push

Glossary of sports / shooting

the command giver by a shooter in trapshooting to release the clay pigeon (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / weightlifting

the portion of the lift in which the bar is raised from the platform to the squat or split

Definition of the verb pull

What does pull mean as a doing word?

Pull is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: pulled | pulling | pulls

  1. cause to move by pulling
    • example: pull a sled
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda carried the package | Amanda drove the packageVerbs of Carrying: carry, drag, draw, haul, heft, hoist, lug, nudge, run, schlep, tote, tow, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package to New York from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package from home | Amanda drove the package from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Nora heaved the chairVerbs of Exerting Force: jerk, tug, yank
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Nora yanked the button loose
      [Agent - being] [Verb] at / against / on [Theme]Nora jerked at the wall
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of pull: draw
    • antonym of pull: push
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
    • more specific terms:
  2. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    • examples: The ad pulled in many potential customers | This pianist pulls huge crowds
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda carried the package | Amanda drove the packageVerbs of Carrying: carry, drag, draw, haul, heft, hoist, lug, nudge, run, schlep, tote, tow, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package to New York from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package from home | Amanda drove the package from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme]Carmen bought Mary a dressVerbs of Change of Possession: attain, book, buy, call, catch, charter, choose, conserve, find, gather, hire, lease, order, phone, pick, pluck, procure, reach, rent, reserve, shoot, slaughter, vote, win
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]Carmen bought a dress | Carmen obtained the spare part
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Asset]Carmen bought a dress for $50
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary]Carmen bought a dress for Mary
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source]Carmen bought a dress from Diana | Carmen obtained the spare part from Diana
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source] at / for [Asset]FMC has bought 565,000 shares from Nortek Inc. at $23.50 a share
      [Asset - not location] [Verb] [Theme]$50 won't even buy a dress | $50 won't even purchase a dress
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Nora heaved the chairVerbs of Exerting Force: jerk, tug, yank
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Nora yanked the button loose
      [Agent - being] [Verb] at / against / on [Theme]Nora jerked at the wall
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of pull: attract / draw / draw in / pull in
    • more generic word: draw = cause to move by pulling
    • more specific terms:
  3. move into a certain direction
    • example: the car pulls to the right
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: drive = move by being propelled by a force
    • more specific term: cut in = drive in front of another vehicle leaving too little space for that vehicle to maneuver comfortably
  4. apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
    • examples: Pull the rope | Pull the handle towards you | pull the string gently | pull the trigger of the gun | pull your knees towards your chin
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda carried the package | Amanda drove the packageVerbs of Carrying: carry, drag, draw, haul, heft, hoist, lug, nudge, run, schlep, tote, tow, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package to New York from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package from home | Amanda drove the package from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]She held his armHold Verbs: clasp, clutch, grab, grasp, grip, handle, hold, push, seize, tug, wield, yank
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] by [Oblique, body part]She held him by the arm
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Nora heaved the chairVerbs of Exerting Force: jerk, tug, yank
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Nora yanked the button loose
      [Agent - being] [Verb] at / against / on [Theme]Nora jerked at the wall
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] apartI broke the twig and the branch apartVerbs of Separating and Disassembling: blow, break, cut, draw, hack, hew, kick, knock, pry, push, rip, roll, saw, shove, slip, snap, split, tear, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] off / off of / from [Patient 2]I broke the twig off the branch
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] apartThe twig and the branch broke apart
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] apart [Adverb]Those twigs and branches break apart easily
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] off / off of / from [Patient 2]The twig broke off the branch
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] off / off of / from [Patient 2] [Adverb]Twigs break off of those branches easily
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: force = do forcibly
    • more specific terms:
  5. perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    • example: pull a bank robbery
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Patient]Tessa hurt/sprained her ankle
      [Patient - body part] [Verb]My ankle twisted

      Verbs Involving the Body (with the same syntax): break, chip, fracture, rupture, split, sprain, tear, turn, twist.

    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of pull: commit / perpetrate
    • more generic words: act / move = perform an action, or work out or perform
    • more specific words:
      • make = carry out or commit
      • recommit = commit once again, as of a crime
  6. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    • examples: pull out a gun | The mugger pulled a knife on his victim
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda carried the package | Amanda drove the packageVerbs of Carrying: carry, drag, draw, haul, heft, hoist, lug, nudge, run, schlep, tote, tow, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package to New York from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package from home | Amanda drove the package from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme]Carmen bought Mary a dressVerbs of Change of Possession: attain, book, buy, call, catch, charter, choose, conserve, find, gather, hire, lease, order, phone, pick, pluck, procure, reach, rent, reserve, shoot, slaughter, vote, win
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]Carmen bought a dress | Carmen obtained the spare part
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Asset]Carmen bought a dress for $50
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary]Carmen bought a dress for Mary
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source]Carmen bought a dress from Diana | Carmen obtained the spare part from Diana
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source] at / for [Asset]FMC has bought 565,000 shares from Nortek Inc. at $23.50 a share
      [Asset - not location] [Verb] [Theme]$50 won't even buy a dress | $50 won't even purchase a dress
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] apartI broke the twig and the branch apartVerbs of Separating and Disassembling: blow, break, cut, draw, hack, hew, kick, knock, pry, push, rip, roll, saw, shove, slip, snap, split, tear, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] off / off of / from [Patient 2]I broke the twig off the branch
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] apartThe twig and the branch broke apart
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] apart [Adverb]Those twigs and branches break apart easily
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] off / off of / from [Patient 2]The twig broke off the branch
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] off / off of / from [Patient 2] [Adverb]Twigs break off of those branches easily
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of pull: draw / get out / pull out / take out
    • more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    • more specific word: unsheathe = draw from a sheath or scabbard
  7. steer into a certain direction
    • examples: pull one's horse to a stand | Pull the car over
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: drive = cause someone or something to move by driving
  8. strain abnormally
    • examples: I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up | The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 5
    • lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
    • synonym of pull: overstretch
    • more generic words: injure / wound = cause injuries or bodily harm to
  9. cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • example: A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of pull: draw
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  10. operate when rowing a boat
    • example: pull the oars
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: row = propel with oars
  11. rein in to keep from winning a race
    • example: pull a horse
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic terms: rein / rein in = stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
  12. tear or be torn violently
    • example: pull the cooked chicken into strips
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]She held his arm
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] by [Oblique, body part]She held him by the arm

      Hold Verbs (with the same syntax): clasp, clutch, grab, grasp, grip, handle, hold, push, seize, tug, wield, yank.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of pull: rend / rip / rive
    • more generic words: bust / rupture / snap / tear = separate or cause to separate abruptly
  13. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing
    • example: pull the ball
    • domain: ball / baseball / baseball game
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: hit = cause to move by striking
  14. strip of feathers
  15. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    • example: pull weeds
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda carried the package | Amanda drove the packageVerbs of Carrying: carry, drag, draw, haul, heft, hoist, lug, nudge, run, schlep, tote, tow, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package to New York from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda carried the package from home | Amanda drove the package from home
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Nora heaved the chairVerbs of Exerting Force: jerk, tug, yank
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective]Nora yanked the button loose
      [Agent - being] [Verb] at / against / on [Theme]Nora jerked at the wall
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] apartI broke the twig and the branch apartVerbs of Separating and Disassembling: blow, break, cut, draw, hack, hew, kick, knock, pry, push, rip, roll, saw, shove, slip, snap, split, tear, tug, yank
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] off / off of / from [Patient 2]I broke the twig off the branch
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] apartThe twig and the branch broke apart
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] apart [Adverb]Those twigs and branches break apart easily
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] off / off of / from [Patient 2]The twig broke off the branch
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] off / off of / from [Patient 2] [Adverb]Twigs break off of those branches easily
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of pull: draw out / extract / pull out / pull up / rip out / take out / tear out
    • more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    • more specific terms:
      • squeeze out / wring out = extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
      • demodulate = extract information from a modulated carrier wave
      • thread = remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
  16. take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for
    • example: I'm pulling for the underdog
    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonym of pull: root for
    • more generic word: side = take sides for or against
  17. take away
    • example: pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme]Carmen bought Mary a dress
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]Carmen bought a dress | Carmen obtained the spare part
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Asset]Carmen bought a dress for $50
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary]Carmen bought a dress for Mary
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source]Carmen bought a dress from Diana | Carmen obtained the spare part from Diana
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source] at / for [Asset]FMC has bought 565,000 shares from Nortek Inc. at $23.50 a share
      [Asset - not location] [Verb] [Theme]$50 won't even buy a dress | $50 won't even purchase a dress

      Verbs of Change of Possession (with the same syntax): attain, book, buy, call, catch, charter, choose, conserve, find, gather, hire, lease, order, phone, pick, pluck, procure, reach, rent, reserve, shoot, slaughter, vote, win.

    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Alternative definition of the verb pull

verb

  1. [transitive] to apply a force to (an object) so that it comes toward the person or thing applying the force
  2. [ambitransitive, slang] to persuade (someone) to have sex with one
  3. [transitive] to remove (something), especially from public circulation or availability
  4. [transitive, informal] to do or perform
  5. [transitive] to retrieve or generate for use
  6. [intransitive] to apply a force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force
  7. to toss a frisbee with the intention of launching the disc across the length of a field
  8. [intransitive] to row

Specialised definition of the verb pull

Glossary of sports

to make a muscle move in a wrong direction (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

to hit a ball farther left for a right-handed player or farther right for a left-handed player than intended (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / boxing

if a boxer pulls a punch, he holds back the full force of the blow (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / cricket

if a batsman pulls the ball, he hits it with a horizontal bat from waist height round onto the leg side (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / cycling

to take a turn at the front of a pace line, thus pulling the other riders along

Glossary of sports / golf

if a player pulls a shot, he or she hits the ball too much to the left for a right-handed player, or to the right for a left-handed player (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

to hit the ball relatively straight, but to the left of the target, for a right-handed player

Group

Pull is a musical group.

Music

  1. "Pull" was the third album by American rock band Winger. The album was released in 1993 by Atlantic Records.
  2. "Pull" is the fourth studio album by American pop band Mr. Mister, and the only album not to feature founding guitarist Steve Farris, who had departed the band in 1989. It was recorded from 1989 to 1990, but due to the band's being left without a record company - and subsequent breakup - the album was left unreleased until 2010, when it was remixed and released. In the intervening time, bootleg copies of the album could be found on the Internet. In 2010, the album was finally released by Richard Page's own Little Dume Recordings label.
  3. "Pull" is the third album by Arcwelder. It was released in 1993 on Touch And Go Records.

Film

"Pull" is a film.

Miscellanea

Pull: In philately, a pull is created when an impression of a handstamp or die is made.

Phrases with Pull

Phrases starting with the word Pull:

  1. Pull a
  2. pull at
  3. pull in
  4. Pull on
  5. pull up
  6. pull-in
  7. pull-up
  8. pull off
  9. pull out
  10. pull-off
  11. pull away
  12. pull back
  13. pull down
  14. pull over
  15. pull rank
  16. Pull-Back
  17. Pull-Down

Phrases ending with the word Pull:

  1. to pull
  2. leg-pull
  3. Bell-Pull

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pull

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Google previewThe Pinnacle of Holiness (2010)

16 Degrees to Perfection by D.L. Anderson

Now the pull is an important part of our quest that we must be cognizant of, for it is the primary reason why so many Christians make no vertical progress. Rather, they go...

Although the headwinds vary, the pull is a constant force. Therefore ...

Google previewElectrical World (1914)

Therefore, G* + 2 GH is the total air-gap pull and 2 G,ff is the leakage pull. Generally speaking, the leakage pull is a maximum when the ...

Google previewGuitar Today (1996)

by Jerry Snyder

A PULL is the opposite of the hammer. It is notated as a descending slur. Place your left hand 2nd finger on the 2nd fret of the 4th string to play an E. Pluck the 4th string with the pick and then pull the 2nd finger downward off the string to sound ...

Google previewA World of Cake (2010)

150 Recipes for Sweet Traditions from Cultures Near and Far - Honey Cakes to Flat Cakes, Fritters to Chiffons, Meringues to Mooncakes, Tartes to Tortes, Fruit Cakes to Spice Cakes by Krystina Castella

The cake pull is a quaint bridesmaids' ritual datingback to the Victorian era in the South. Back then it took place at the wedding reception; today it is usually part of the bridal shower or bridesmaids' luncheon. Tiny silver charms attached to ...

Google previewIndustrial Location (1995)

Principles, Practice, and Policy by James W. Harrington, Barney Warf

into specialized, fixed capital, the greatest locational pull is that of plentiful, low- cost labor. Again, the model pertains to industries whose inputs and products are not difficult or expensive to transport, so that non-transport considerations loom ...

Google previewBiodiversity and Insect Pests (2012)

Key Issues for Sustainable Management by Geoff M. Gurr, Stephen D. Wratten, William E. Snyder

Push–pull is a platform technology and, therefore, there is need for multiple stakeholder forums beyond research and development to also address the domains of policies and integration, and the effects that these have on the productivity, ...

Google previewThe Complete Golf Manual (2010)

by Steve Newell

A pull is the opposite ofa push. The ball starts on a leftward path, because of an out-to-in swing path. It then continues on that path because the clubface is square to the out-to-in line of attack. As with the push, it can happen with any club , from ...

Google previewSoft Matter Under Exogenic Impacts (2007)

by Sylwester J. Rzoska, Victor A. Mazur

are zero and For liquids, the triaxial pull is the first problem; ...

Google previewThe DOD Operational Requirements and Systems Concepts Generation Processes (1993)

A Need for More Improvement by Robert D. Dillman

"46 User pull refers to an operational requirement prompted by an inadequacy of current military systems to achieve a specified mission; technology push occurs when new technology affords a significant improvement in combat capability or ...

Google previewAnthropological Report on the Ibo-speaking Peoples of Nigeria: English-Ibo and Ibo-English dictionary (1913)

by Northcote Whitridge Thomas

pull, v., ...

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Usage statistics about pull

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the verb pull:

conversational speech64.26%task-oriented speech35.74% imaginative writing82.6%informational writing17.4%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun pull:

wrenchcloutdragpuffpulltwist

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb pull:

perpetratepluckripextracttearattractcommitpulldraw

Comparison of usage frequency between the verb pull and its most common antonym:

pushpull

Photos about Pull

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Small photo of Chemnitz, Germany - October 4, 2015: A strong man pulls a 15 ton heavy truck with a rope in the final of FIROCON Truck Pull European Championships. More...

Video language resources about Pull

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View more videos about Pull a, Pull on, Pull Up, To Pull, pull off, Pull Out, On the Pull, Pull Strings, Pull the Plug, and Pull the String.

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Sign language

Pull in Baby Sign Language, ASL

Your baby can easily learn from you to sign Pull. Learn how to teach your baby to sign Pull {on the go} with ASL {without flashcards}. Post a video of your baby ...

Quotes about Pull

I see a mirror
i see a tear
i see a ton of mighty dear
running running for a sun
running running to find the one
love is pacient
love is kind
my heart is cold
your heart is mine
lost in the sun an empty soul
i will find a gun
and pull pull pull (Alexis Gallagher)
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Scrabble value of P3U1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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