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pull in

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pull in

  1. 1 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression) a company that cannot manage to pull in costs will not be in business for very long Synonyms of pull in bridle, check, constrain, contain, curb, govern, hold, inhibit, keep, measure, control, regulate, rein (in), restrain, rule, tameWords Related to pull in bottle (up), choke (back), hold back, mince, muffle, pocket, repress, sink, smother, squelch, stifle, strangle, suppress, swallow; arrest, interrupt, stop; block, hamper, handcuff, hinder, impede, obstruct; gag, muzzle, silenceNear Antonyms of pull in liberate, loose, loosen, unleash; air, express, take out, ventAntonyms of pull in lose

  2. 2 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law he was pulled in after a random traffic stop turned up drugs in his car Synonyms of pull in apprehend, bust [slang], collar, nab, nail, nick [British slang], pick up, pinch, arrest, restrain, run in, seizeWords Related to pull in bag, capture, catch, get, grab, grapple, hook, land, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap; commit, confine, detain, hold, immure, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up); bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; rearrest; remandNear Antonyms of pull in emancipate, free, liberate, loose, loosen, release, spring; unbind, unchainAntonyms of pull in discharge



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