Synonyms and Antonyms of PULL

the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force <I gave the door such a pull that when it suddenly opened, I nearly fell backwards>
Synonyms draw, haul, jerk, pluck, tug, wrench, yank
Related Words drag, tow; hitch, twitch; grab, snatch
Near Antonyms heave, shove, thrust
Antonyms push
the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly <their lawyer supposedly has a lot of pull with the administration in Washington>
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