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Pull - Koka

Pull is an English word meaning "Koka" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of pull
- Pull n
- The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back" [syn: {pulling}]
- The force used in pulling; "the pull of the moon"; "the pull of the current"
- Special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull" [syn: {clout}]
- A device used for pulling something; "he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer"
- A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull" [syn: {wrench}, {twist}]
- A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly" [syn: {puff}, {drag}]
- A sustained effort; "it was a long pull but we made it" v
- Cause to move along the ground by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled" [syn: {draw}, {force}] [ant: {push}]
- Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers" [syn: {attract}, {pull in}, {draw}, {draw in}] [ant: {repel}]
- Move into a certain direction; "the car pulls to the right"
- Apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your kneees towards your chin"
- Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery" [syn: {perpetrate}, {commit}]
- Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim" [syn: {draw}, {pull out}, {get out}, {take out}]
- Steer into a certain direction; "pull one's horse to a stand"; "Pull the car over"
- Strain abnormally; "I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up"; "The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition" [syn: {overstretch}]
- Cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense; "A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter"
- Operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars"
- Rein in to keep from winning a race; "pull a horse"
- Tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips" [syn: {rend}, {rip}, {rive}]
- Hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
- Strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon" [syn: {pluck}, {tear}, {deplume}, {deplumate}, {displume}]
- Draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram" [syn: {extract}, {pull out}, {pull up}, {take out}, {draw out}]
- Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for; "We all rooted for the home team"; "I'm pulling for the underdog"; "Are you siding with the defender of the title?" [syn: {side}, {root}]
- Take away; "pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"
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