pull in

verb

pulled in; pulling in; pulls in

intransitive verb

: to arrive at a destination or come to a stop

Examples of pull in in a Sentence

a company that cannot manage to pull in costs will not be in business for very long he was pulled in after a random traffic stop turned up drugs in his car

Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pull in was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Pull in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20in. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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