Pull - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 09/02/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pull.

CLOUT
  1. strike hard, especially with the fist; "He clouted his attacker"
  2. (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
  3. a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
  4. special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
  5. a target used in archery
DRAG
  1. persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"
  2. suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
  3. search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
  4. the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"
  5. pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
  6. a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
  7. draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
  8. clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"
  9. walk without lifting the feet
  10. something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
INFLUENCE
  1. causing something without any direct or apparent effort
  2. a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc; "used her parents' influence to get the job"
  3. a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
  4. one having power to influence another; "she was the most important influence in my life"; "he was a bad influence on the children"
  5. the effect of one thing (or person) on another; "the influence of mechanical action"
  6. power
  7. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
  8. induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
  9. have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
TOW
  1. drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
  2. the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"
TUG
  1. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  2. Yank
  3. struggle in opposition; "She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts"
  4. pull hard; "The prisoner tugged at the chains"; "This movie tugs at the heart strings"
  5. pull or strain hard at; "Each oar was tugged by several men"
  6. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
  7. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
  8. tow (a vessel) with a tug; "The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor"
  9. strive and make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
  10. a sudden abrupt pull
YANK
  1. an American (especially to non-Americans)
  2. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
  3. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"

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