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pull down

verb

Definition of PULL DOWN

transitive verb
1
a :  demolish, destroy
b :  to hunt down :  overcome
2
a :  to bring to a lower level :  reduce
b :  to depress in health, strength, or spirits
3
:  to draw or earn (as wages or salary)

Examples of PULL DOWN

  1. <a powerful storm pulled down the old fishing shack, which had been immortalized in countless paintings>
  2. <an ugly billboard that was eventually pulled down>

First Known Use of PULL DOWN

15th century

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Rhymes with PULL DOWN

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