pull out

Definitions of pull out
  1. verb
    move out or away
    “The troops pulled out after the cease-fire”
    synonyms: get out
    back down, back off, bow out, chicken out
    remove oneself from an obligation
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    Antonyms:
    draw in, get in, move in, pull in
    of trains; move into (a station)
    close in, draw in
    advance or converge on
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    type of:
    go away, go forth, leave
    go away from a place
  2. verb
    remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    synonyms: draw out, extract, pull, pull up, take out
    draw, get out, pull, take out
    bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
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    types:
    squeeze out, wring out
    extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing
    demodulate
    extract information from a modulated carrier wave
    thread
    remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
    type of:
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  3. verb
    bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    synonyms: draw, get out, pull, take out
    pull
    take away
    draw out, extract, pull, pull up, take out
    remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    draw, take out
    take liquid out of a container or well
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    types:
    unsheathe
    draw from a sheath or scabbard
    type of:
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  4. verb
    remove oneself from an obligation
    synonyms: back down, back off, bow out, chicken out
    get out
    move out or away
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    types:
    resile
    pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
    type of:
    retire, withdraw
    lose interest
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