pull round

verb

pulled round; pulling round; pulls round

intransitive verb

chiefly British : to regain one's health

transitive verb

chiefly British : to restore to good health

Example Sentences

after a week without any relapses, it became clear that she would pull round eventually

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of pull round was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Pull round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20round. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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