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

2 senses of pullback

Sense 1
pullback, tieback -- (a device (as a decorative loop of cord or fabric) for holding or drawing something back; "the draperies were drawn to the sides by pullbacks")
       => holding device -- (a device for holding something)

Sense 2
pullback -- ((military) the act of pulling back (especially an orderly withdrawal of troops); "the pullback is expected to be over 25,000 troops")
       => withdrawal -- (the act of withdrawing; "the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam")

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