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pull up

verb

Definition of pull up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring to a stop :  halt

  3. 2 :  check, rebuke

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 a :  to check oneself b :  to come to an often abrupt halt :  stop

  6. 2 :  to draw even with others in a race



Examples of pull up in a sentence

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



1623

First Known Use of pull up

1623



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