(v. t.) To draw, or attempt to draw, toward one; to draw forcibly.
(v. t.) To draw apart; to tear; to rend.
(v. t.) To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward one; to pluck; as, to pull fruit; to pull flax; to pull a finch.
(v. t.) To move or operate by the motion of drawing towards one; as, to pull a bell; to pull an oar.
(v. t.) To hold back, and so prevent from winning; as, the favorite was pulled.
(v. t.) To take or make, as a proof or impression; -- hand presses being worked by pulling a lever.
(v. t.) To strike the ball in a particular manner. See Pull, n., 8.
(v. i.) To exert one's self in an act or motion of drawing or hauling; to tug; as, to pull at a rope.
(n.) The act of pulling or drawing with force; an effort to move something by drawing toward one.
(n.) A contest; a struggle; as, a wrestling pull.
(n.) A pluck; loss or violence suffered.
(n.) A knob, handle, or lever, etc., by which anything is pulled; as, a drawer pull; a bell pull.
(n.) The act of rowing; as, a pull on the river.
(n.) The act of drinking; as, to take a pull at the beer, or the mug.
(n.) Something in one's favor in a comparison or a contest; an advantage; means of influencing; as, in weights the favorite had the pull.
(n.) A kind of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the side.
(1) "I pulled the microphone in front of my seat, not a knife.
(2) Critics say he is unelectable as prime minister and will never be able to implement his plans, but he has nonetheless pulled attention back to an issue that many thought had gone away for good.
(3) It pulled to a halt and a bodyguard got out and knocked me unconscious.
(4) The visitors did have a chance to pull another back with three minutes remaining but Henry blazed a free-kick from within range on the left over the bar, summing up Wolves’ day out in the East Midlands.
(5) Nango's dwellings are built on skis so can be pulled around the beach, and have a glass roof to view the northern lights.
(6) The effect of 5 beta- and 5 alpha-reduced progestins on luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) release was examined using either an in vitro superfusion or an in vivo push-pull perfusion (PPP) technique.
(7) The person responsible for pulling the trigger was equally likely to be a friend, a family member, or the victim.
(8) The cull in 2013 required a policing effort costing millions of pounds and pulling in officers from many different forces.
(9) Asymmetries occur less often whilst using the low-cervical-pull according to Sander, due to the reduced friction between the two plastic parts of this headgear system.
(10) Harvest the bulbs once they reach 7-8cm across; if you cut them off at ground level rather than pulling the whole plant up, the roots should produce a second crop of feathery shoots.
(11) Eight macerated human child skulls with a dental age of approximately 9.5 years (mixed dentition) were consecutively subjected to an experimental standardized high-pull headgear traction system attached to the maxilla at the first permanent molar area via an immovable acrylic resin splint covering all teeth.
(12) All the others, all that bullshit, they just want to pull me down from the top but I will not go.
(13) Even the landscape is secretive: vast tracts of crown land and hidden valleys with nothing but a dead end road and lonely farmhouse, with a tractor and trailer pulled across the farmyard for protection.
(14) A Zliten hospital spokesman told Associated Press that 60 bodies had been pulled from the wreckage, though Fozi Awnais, from the health ministry in Tripoli, later said 47 people had died and 118 more were injured.
(15) "The rise in those who are self-employed is good news, but the reality is that those who have turned to freelance work in order to pull themselves out of unemployment and those who have decided to work for themselves face a challenging tax maze that could land them in hot water should they get it wrong," says Chas Roy-Chowdhury, head of taxation at the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.
(16) Last week, Cohen estimated the militants were still earning “several million dollars per week from the sale of stolen and smuggled energy resources” – down on what they pulled in before the coalition air strikes, but still a substantial amount.
(17) The comedian Daniel O’Reilly, who gives laddish advice on how to “pull birds” under the guise of a deliberately provocative character in the ITV2 series, has proved controversial for lines such as “Just show her your penis.
(18) The second national multiplex was handed to 4 Digital, but was handed back after Channel 4 pulled out.
(19) AJ Green was waiting just behind him, and the receiver gratefully pulled in the softly fluttering ball.
(20) By simultaneously pushing the foot bar and pulling the hand bar, the monkey lifts a weight and triggers a microswitch which releases a banana-flavored food pellet into a well close to the animal's mouth.
(v. t.) To take back or away, as what has been bestowed or enjoyed; to draw back; to cause to move away or retire; as, to withdraw aid, favor, capital, or the like.
(v. t.) To take back; to recall or retract; as, to withdraw false charges.
(v. i.) To retire; to retreat; to quit a company or place; to go away; as, he withdrew from the company.
(1) Mice also had a decreased ability to develop delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions while being given cadmium; this abnormality also returned toward normal after withdrawal of cadmium.
(2) They insist this is the best way of ensuring the country does not descend into chaos before the final withdrawal of combat troops.
(3) When AMT administration was discontinued 40 hrs before precipitation of withdrawal the withdrawal pattern occurred with unchanged intensity.
(4) The clinical course was observed in 50 patients while the remaining 10 were hospitalized and submitted to esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy and colonoscopy both before and after treatment for withdrawal of duodenal secretion and fragments of duodenojejunal and colonic mucosa biopsies.
(5) In the total sample, PEI factors and negative nominations were more stable than positive nominations, and PEI Aggression and Withdrawal scores were more stable than negative nominations.
(6) The model identified the following important variables: sex (relative risk (rr) = 2.4), beta-blocker withdrawal (rr = 2.1), performance on exercise test and digitalis treatment (rr = 2.3, P less than 0.05).
(7) Obvious restitution of the thymic medulla was evident about 14 days after withdrawal of FK506.
(8) Sleep alterations in addicted newborns could be related to central nervous system (CNS) distress caused by withdrawal.
(9) "I did so in protest at using unethical ways to make unjust allegations, therefore I hereby withdraw my complaint against this artist."
(10) However, there has been a need for a way to measure withdrawal behavior quantitatively over time.
(11) Twelve weeks after withdrawal heart rate and blood pressure responses to mental stress were normalized.
(12) Scores on the "dependent smoking" subscale of the smoking motivation questionnaire correlated significantly with overall withdrawal severity, craving, and increased irritability.
(13) Withdrawal of the drug and application of all-trans retinoic acid ointment resulted in resolving of the keratinisation.
(14) In 227 smokers' clinic clients who managed at least one week of abstinence, ratings of withdrawal symptoms were used to predict subsequent return to smoking.
(15) Side effects of carbenoxolone therapy were observed, but they did not necessitate withdrawal of the drug and were readily controlled in every instance.
(16) The maximal density of [3H] 8-hydroxy-2-(di-n- propylamino)tetralin [( 3H] 8-OH-DPAT) binding (Bmax) to 5-HT1a receptors was decreased by 25 and 17% in the hippocampus during chronic ethanol intoxication and withdrawal, respectively.
(17) The whole body withdrawal reaction of freshwater snail Planorbarius corneus consists of two phases.
(18) Furthermore, patients with alcohol-related atrial fibrillation were significantly more likely to manifest alcohol withdrawal syndrome than were other inpatients with heavy alcohol use.
(19) Withdrawal from long-term treatment with benzodiazepines was followed in three patients by a severe delusional depression.
(20) A similar increase in HDL-cholesterol was observed in the E2 + NETA group, following withdrawal.