Meaning of “pull” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /pʊl/

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.

More examples

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)