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Meaning of PULL OUT

Pronunciation:  pûl awt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"
  2. [v]  bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
  3. [v]  move out or away; "The troops pulled out after the cease-fire"
  4. [v]  remove oneself from an obligation; "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"
 
 Synonyms: back down, back off, bow out, chicken out, draw, draw out, extract, get out, pull, pull, pull up, take out, take out
 
 Antonyms: draw in, get in, move in, pull in
 
 See Also: demodulate, go away, go forth, leave, remove, remove, resile, retire, squeeze out, take, take, take away, take away, unsheathe, withdraw, withdraw, withdraw, wring out

 

 

 

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