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pull out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pull out

  1. 1 to leave a place often for another the party's been fun, but it's time to pull out Synonyms of pull out bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), go, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk outWords Related to pull out set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdrawNear Antonyms of pull out abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms of pull out arrive, come, show up, turn up

  2. 2 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable) the aid workers have been advised to pull out of those regions to which the conflict has spread Synonyms of pull out back away, drop back, fall back, retreat, recede, retire, withdrawWords Related to pull out flee, fly; flinch, recoil, shrink; chicken (out); bow out; back down, backpedal, backtrack, climb down; detach, disengage, disentangle, pull away; abandon, depart, evacuate, go, leave, quit, vacateNear Antonyms of pull out beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, dare, defy, face, outbraveAntonyms of pull out advance



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