What is another word for pulled?

Pronunciation: [pˈʊld] (IPA)

The word "pulled" has many synonyms that can be used interchangeably in various contexts. For instance, "yanked" is a synonym for pulled, which implies a sudden and forceful jerking motion. "Tugged" is another synonym that refers to a gentle or persistent pulling motion. The word "dragged" communicates a sense of resistance or difficulty that comes with pulling something that is heavy. If talking about an object being pulled towards someone, you could use "retrieved" instead. Synonyms for "pulled" can add variety to your writing and allow you to convey particular emotions or sensations, depending on your choice of words.

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Usage examples for Pulled

Then she pulled herself together.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
Jerry caught her arm and pulled her gently into the dressing-room.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
He might have caught at him and pulled this off.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Pulled

  • Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed and laughed.
    Prince Andrew
  • Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside. By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents.
    Sherman Austin
  • The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment.
    Djuna Barnes
  • One moment you appear to be riding the crest of a wave, only to have the rug pulled away from you, bringing you back down to earth with a sickening thud.
    John Barrow
  • Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
    Robert Benchley

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