pull in

Definitions of pull in
  1. verb
    get or bring together
    synonyms: collect
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    archive, file away
    put into an archive
    beat up, drum up, rally
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    accumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up, roll up
    get or gather together
  2. verb
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    synonyms: attract, draw, draw in, pull
    draw in, retract
    pull inward or towards a center
    curl, curl up, draw in
    shape one's body into a curl
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    beat back, drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse
    cause to move back by force or influence
    cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
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    pull hard
    arrest, catch, get
    attract and fix
    draw in, retract
    pull inward or towards a center
    attract the attention of
    introvert, invaginate
    fold inwards
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    draw, force, pull
    cause to move by pulling
  3. verb
    of trains; move into (a station)
    synonyms: draw in, get in, move in
    close in, draw in
    advance or converge on
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    get out, pull out
    move out or away
    back down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out
    remove oneself from an obligation
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    arrive, come, get
    reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
  4. verb
    earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    synonyms: bring in, clear, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, take in
    act in a certain way so as to acquire
    clear, net, sack, sack up
    make as a net profit
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    eke out, squeeze out
    make by laborious and precarious means
    profit, turn a profit
    make a profit; gain money or materially
    rake off
    take money from an illegal transaction
    bring home, take home
    earn as a salary or wage
    rake in, shovel in
    earn large sums of money
    earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
    bear, pay, yield
    bring in
    line one's pockets
    make a lot of money
    turn a nice dime, turn a nice dollar, turn a nice penny
    make a satisfactory profit
    clean up
    make a big profit; often in a short period of time
    clear, net
    yield as a net profit
    pay off
    yield a profit or result
    use something as a source of income or profit
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    acquire, get
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
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