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pull

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1 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
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2 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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3 the more favorable condition or position in a competition

  • a political candidate with all of the pull that comes with a vast fortune and famous surname
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coign of vantage

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pull

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1 to cause to follow by applying steady force on

  • a team of horses pulling a heavy wagon
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2 to draw out by force or with effort

  • the dentist had to struggle to pull the tooth
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3 to injure by overuse, misuse, or pressure

  • lift the crate carefully, or youʼll pull a muscle
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