meaning of pull

1. To draw, or attempt to draw, toward one; to draw forcibly.
To draw apart; to tear; to rend.
To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward one; to pluck; as, to pull fruit; to pull flax; to pull a finch.
To move or operate by the motion of drawing towards one; as, to pull a bell; to pull an oar.
To hold back, and so prevent from winning; as, the favorite was pulled.
To take or make, as a proof or impression; -- hand presses being worked by pulling a lever.
To strike the ball in a particular manner. See Pull, n. , 8.
To exert ones self in an act or motion of drawing or hauling; to tug; as, to pull at a rope.
The act of pulling or drawing with force; an effort to move something by drawing toward one.
A contest; a struggle; as, a wrestling pull.
A pluck; loss or violence suffered.
A knob, handle, or lever, etc. , by which anything is pulled; as, a drawer pull; a bell pull.
The act of rowing; as, a pull on the river.
The act of drinking; as, to take a pull at the beer, or the mug.
Something in ones favor in a comparison or a contest; an advantage; means of influencing; as, in weights the favorite had the pull.
A kind of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the side.
pull pull media pull-down list system> Or "drop-down list" A graphical user interface component that allows the user to choose one or sometimes more than one item from a list. The current choice is visible in a small rectangle and when the user clicks on it, a list of items is revealed below it. The user can then click on one of these to make it the current choice and the list disappears. In some cases, by holding down a modifier key such as Ctrl when clicking, the selection is added to or removed from the set of current choices rather than replacing it.
the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his ">back"

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