Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pull_off

1 sense of pull-off

Sense 1
pull-off, rest area, rest stop, layby, lay-by -- (designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily)
       => area -- (a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pull_off

4 senses of pull off

Sense 1
pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off -- (pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush")
       => pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

Sense 2
pull off -- (cause to withdraw; "We pulled this firm off the project because they overcharged")
       => remove -- (remove from a position or an office)

Sense 3
pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage -- (be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs")
       => succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")

Sense 4
draw off, draw away, pull off -- (remove by drawing or pulling; "She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth"; "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "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")

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