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Definition 1: pull or pull out sharply - [verb of contact]

Samples where pull off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pluck the flowers off the bush

Synonyms for pull off in the sense of this definition

(pull off is a kind of ...) cause to move by pulling

"draw a wagon" "pull a sled"

(... is a kind of pull off ) pluck with tweezers

"tweeze facial hair"

(pull off has a similar meaning as ...) remove by drawing or pulling

"She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth" "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese"

Definition 2: remove by drawing or pulling - [verb of contact]

Samples where pull off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth
  • draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese

Synonyms for pull off in the sense of this definition

(pull off is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(pull off has a similar meaning as ...) pull or pull out sharply

"pluck the flowers off the bush"

Samples where pull off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She succeeded in persuading us all
  • I managed to carry the box upstairs
  • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
  • The pianist negociated the difficult runs

Synonyms for pull off in the sense of this definition

(pull off is a kind of ...) attain success or reach a desired goal

"The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

Samples where pull off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We pulled this firm off the project because they overcharged

(pull off is a kind of ...) remove from a position or an office

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