pull up

Definitions of pull up
  1. verb
    remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    synonyms: draw out, extract, pull, pull out, take out
    draw, get out, pull, pull out, 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
  2. verb
    come to a halt after driving somewhere
    synonyms: draw up, haul up
    draw up
    cause (a vehicle) to stop
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    type of:
    halt, stop
    come to a halt, stop moving
  3. verb
    cause (a vehicle) to stop
    “He pulled up the car in front of the hotel”
    synonyms: draw up
    draw up, haul up
    come to a halt after driving somewhere
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    type of:
    stop
    cause to stop
  4. verb
    straighten oneself
    synonyms: draw up, straighten up
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    type of:
    straighten
    get up from a sitting or slouching position
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