HyperDic: pull_in

English > 4 senses of the expression pull in:
VERBcontactpull in, attract, pull, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
possessionpull in, gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
motionpull in, get in, move in, draw inof trains
contactpull in, collectget or bring together
English > pull in: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsattract, pull, draw, draw in
Narrowerbringattract the attention of
catch, arrest, getattract and fix
draw in, retractPull inward or towards a center
tugPull hard
Broaderpull, drawCause to move by pulling
See alsopullcause to move by pulling
Oppositerepel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat backCause to move back / back by force or influence
Similar tocurl up, curl, draw inshape one's body into a curl
draw in, retractPull inward or towards a center
Spanishatraer
Catalanatreure
English > pull in: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningearn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey pull in the money
Synonymsgain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, bring in
Narrowereke out, squeeze outmake by laborious and precarious means
grossearn before taxes, expenses, etc.
profit, turn a profitmake a profit
rake in, shovel inearn large sums of money
rake offTake money from an illegal transaction
take home, bring homeearn as a salary or wage
yield, pay, bearbring in
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar tomakeact in a certain way so as to acquire
net, sack, sack up, clearmake as a net profit
Spanishadquirir, advertir, clarificar, cobrar, ganar, hacer
Catalanadvertir, clarificar, guanyar
English > pull in: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningOf trains; move into (a station).
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsget in, move in, draw in
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Oppositepull out, get outMove out or away
Similar toclose in, draw inAdvance or converge on
Spanisharribar, entrar, hacer su llegada, ingresar, llegar
Catalanarribar
English > pull in: 4 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningGet or bring together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymcollect
Narrowerarchive, file awayput into an archive
beat up, drum up, rallyGather
Broaderroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
Spanishcoleccionar, meter, recopilar
Catalanrecopilar

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