pull on

Definition of pull on

  1. 1 :  to hold onto and move (something) toward oneself She pulled on the rope with all her might.

  2. 2 :  to hold onto and pull (something) repeatedly When she gets nervous, she pulls on her ear.

  3. 3 :  to breathe in the smoke from (a cigarette, pipe, etc.) He rocked back and forth, pulling on his pipe.

  4. 4 :  to dress oneself in (clothing) She quickly pulled on her boots. He pulled a sweater on.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to exert force upon so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the force

    :  to stretch (cooling candy) repeatedly

    :  to strain abnormally

  1. :  the act or an instance of pulling

    :  a draft of liquid

    :  an inhalation of smoke

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