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English verb: pull away

1. pull away (motion) pull back or move away or backward


SamplesThe enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb.


Synonymsdraw back, move back, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)back down, back off, back up, fall back, retreat, retrograde


Verb groupback away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw


Antonymsadvance, march on, move on, progress, go on, pass on









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