an act of using force to move something towards you or in the same direction that you are moving [≠ push]:
act of moving something[countable]
He gave her a sharp pull forward.
a strong physical force that makes things move in a particular direction:
force[countable usually singular]HP
the gravitational pull of the moon
the ability to attract someone or have a powerful effect on them
attraction[countable usually singular]
After about a year I gave in to the pull of fatherhood.
special influence or power over other people:
His family's name gives him a lot of pull in this town.
a difficult climb up a steep road:
climb[singular] British English
It was a long pull up the hill.
an injury to one of your muscles, caused by stretching it too much during exercise:
muscle[countable usually singular]
a groin pull
an act of taking the smoke from a cigarette, pipe etc into your lungs or of taking a long drink of something
She took a long pull on her cigarette.
a rope or handle that you use to pull something:
He popped the ring pull on another can of lager.
a way of hitting the ball in cricket, golf, or baseball so that it does not go straight, but moves to one side