Definitions For Pull


  • The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
  • A sustained effort
  • A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
  • A device used for pulling something
  • Special advantage or influence
  • The force used in pulling
  • A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
  • The act of moving or trying to move something by holding it and bringing it toward you : the act of pulling something
  • Special influence and power over other people
  • An ability or power to attract someone or to make someone want to go somewhere, do something, etc.


  • Strain abnormally
  • Take away
  • Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for
  • Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
  • Strip of feathers
  • Hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing
  • Cause to move by pulling
  • Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
  • Tear or be torn violently
  • Apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
  • Rein in to keep from winning a race
  • Operate when rowing a boat
  • Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
  • Steer into a certain direction
  • Move into a certain direction
  • Cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense
  • Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
  • To hold onto and move (someone or something) in a particular direction and especially toward yourself
  • To remove (something) by gripping it and using force
  • To cause (something you are holding or something that is attached to you) to move with you as you go in a particular direction

Is Pull a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pull is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pull in a Sentence

  • He pulled the door open and ran out.
  • The cat will scratch you if you keep pulling its tail.
  • Make a knot in the rope and pull it tight.
  • She gave the door a few hard pulls and it opened.
  • Give the rope a pull.
  • He has a lot of pull in local political circles.

Synonyms for Pull

Antonyms for Pull

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