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pull away

Definitions of pull away
  1. verb
    pull back or move away or backward
    “The limo pulled away from the curb”
    synonyms: draw back, move back, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw
    back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw
    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
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    Antonyms:
    advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress
    move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
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    fall back
    move back and away from
    retreat, retrograde
    move back
    back down, back off, back up
    move backwards from a certain position
    ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb off, ebb out
    flow back or recede
    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
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