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Noun: pullout  'pûl,awt
  1. (military) to break off a military action with an enemy
    - disengagement, fallback
Verb: pull out  pûl awt
  1. Move out or away
    "The troops pulled out after the cease-fire";
    - get out
     
  2. Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    "pull out a gun";
    - draw, pull, get out, take out
     
  3. Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    "pull out a bad tooth";
    - extract, pull, pull up, take out, draw out
     
  4. Remove oneself from an obligation
    "He pulled out when he heard how much work was involved";
    - chicken out, back off, back down, bow out

Derived forms: pulling out, pulled out, pulls out, pullouts

Type of: go away, go forth, leave, remove, retire, retreat, take, take away, withdraw

Antonym: pull in

Encyclopedia: Pullout