Meaning of “pull” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /pʊl/
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)