Noun Definition


1.Definition: a device used for pulling something

"He grabbed the pull and opened the drawer"

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

"The wrench to his knee occurred as he fell", "He was sidelined with a hamstring pull"

Related Noun(s):twist, wrench

Category: General

3.Definition: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

Related Noun(s):drag, puff

Category: General

4.Definition: a sustained effort

"It was a long pull but we made it"

Category: General

5.Definition: special advantage or influence

"The chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"

Related Noun(s):clout

Category: General

6.Definition: 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"

Category: General

7.Definition: the force used in pulling

"The pull of the moon", "The pull of the current"

Category: General