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Idioms for pull

Origin of pull

First recorded before 1000; Middle English verb pullen, Old English pullian “to pluck, pluck the feathers of, pull, tug”; compare Middle Low German pūlen “to strip off husks, pick,” Old Norse pūla “to work hard”

ANTONYMS FOR pull

2 push.

synonym study for pull

2. See draw.

OTHER WORDS FROM pull

pull·a·ble, adjectivepull·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pull

pull
/ (pʊl) /

verb (mainly tr)

noun

Derived forms of pull

puller, noun

Word Origin for pull

Old English pullian; related to Icelandic pūla to beat
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Idioms and Phrases with pull

pull

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