Synonyms for (verb) pull up

Synonyms: extract, pull, pull out, pull up, draw out, take out

Definition: remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

Usage: pull weeds; extract a bad tooth; take out a splinter; extract information from the telegram

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: draw up, pull up, haul up

Definition: come to a halt after driving somewhere

Usage: The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn; The chauffeur hauled up in front of us

Similar words: stop, halt

Definition: come to a halt, stop moving

Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window


Synonyms: pull up, draw up

Definition: cause (a vehicle) to stop

Usage: He pulled up the car in front of the hotel

Similar words: stop

Definition: cause to stop

Usage: stop a car; stop the thief


Synonyms: straighten up, draw up, pull up

Definition: straighten oneself

Usage: He drew himself up when he talked to his superior

Similar words: straighten

Definition: get up from a sitting or slouching position

Usage: The students straightened when the teacher entered