Definitions For Pulling


  • The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
  • 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.


  • 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 Pulling 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 Pulling is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pulling 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 Pulling

Antonyms for Pulling

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