HyperDic: pull_up

English > 4 senses of the expression pull up:
VERBmotionpull up, draw up, haul upcome to a halt after driving somewhere
motionpull up, draw up, straighten upstraighten oneself
motionpull up, draw upcause (a vehicle) to stop
contactpull up, extract, pull out, pull, take out, draw out, rip out, tear outremove, usually with some force or effort
English > pull up: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCome to a halt after driving somewhere.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdraw up, haul up
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
Broaderstop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Similar todraw up, pull upCause (a vehicle) to stop
English > pull up: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningstraighten oneself.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdraw up, straighten up
Broaderstraightenget up from a sitting or slouching position
Spanishenderezarse, erguirse, estirarse, pararse
Nounspull-upan arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar
English > pull up: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause (a vehicle) to stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdraw up
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
BroaderstopCause to stop
Similar todraw up, pull up, haul upCome to a halt after driving somewhere
Spanishpararse
English > pull up: 4 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningRemove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsextract, pull out, pull, take out, draw out, rip out, tear out
Narrowerdemodulateextract information from a modulated carrier wave
threadRemove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
wring out, squeeze outextract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
See alsopullcause to move by pulling
Similar todraw, pull, pull out, get out, take outBring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
Spanishextraer, sacar
Catalanextreure

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