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pull up

verb

Definition of PULL UP

transitive verb
1
:  to bring to a stop :  halt
2
:  check, rebuke
intransitive verb
1
a :  to check oneself
b :  to come to an often abrupt halt :  stop
2
:  to draw even with others in a race

Examples of PULL UP

  1. <the jockey tried to pull up the apparently injured horse>

First Known Use of PULL UP

1623

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