Meaning of “pull” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /pʊl/
Extra Examples
Don't pull my sweater - you'll stretch it.We watched in horror as a body was pulled from the wreckage.She seized my arm and pulled me towards her.Only pull this lever in an emergency.She pulled the chair towards herself.

A2 [ I, T ] to take hold of something and move it somewhere:

If you keep pulling his tail, he'll bite you.
No wonder it's not working, someone's pulled the plug out.
He pulled off his boots.
She bent down and pulled up her socks.
pull a muscle

to injure a muscle by stretching it too much

pull a gun/knife, etc on sb

(Definition of “pull verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)