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Definition 1: remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense - [verb of contact]

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

  • pull weeds
  • extract a bad tooth
  • take out a splinter
  • extract information from the telegram

Synonyms for pull out in the sense of this definition

(pull out 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"

(... is a kind of pull out ) extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing

"wring out the washcloth"

(... is a kind of pull out ) extract information from a modulated carrier wave

(... is a kind of pull out ) remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string

"She had her eyebrows threaded"

(pull out has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 2: move out or away - [verb of motion]

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

  • The troops pulled out after the cease-fire

Synonyms for pull out in the sense of this definition

(pull out is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

(pull out has a similar meaning as ...) remove oneself from an obligation

"He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"

Definition 3: bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover - [verb of motion]

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

  • draw a weapon
  • pull out a gun
  • The mugger pulled a knife on his victim

Synonyms for pull out in the sense of this definition

(pull out 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"

(... is a kind of pull out ) draw from a sheath or scabbard

"the knight unsheathed his sword"

(pull out has a similar meaning as ...) take away

"pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"

(pull out has a similar meaning as ...) remove, 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"

(pull out has a similar meaning as ...) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

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

  • He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved

Synonyms for pull out in the sense of this definition

(pull out is a kind of ...) lose interest

"he retired from life when his wife died"

(... is a kind of pull out ) pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.

"The landlord cannot resile from the lease"

(pull out has a similar meaning as ...) move out or away

"The troops pulled out after the cease-fire"

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