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English verb: pull down

1. pull down (creation) tear down so as to make flat with the ground


SamplesThe building was levelled.


Synonymsdismantle, level, rase, raze, take down, tear down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct


Narrower (hyponym)bulldoze


Antonymserect, put up, set up, rear, raise

2. pull down (contact) cause to come or go down


SamplesThe policeman downed the heavily armed suspect.
The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet.


Synonymscut down, down, knock down, push down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)strike


Narrower (hyponym)submarine









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