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Verb: pull up
  1. (driving) come to a halt after driving somewhere
    "The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn";
    - draw up, haul up
     
  2. Straighten oneself
    - draw up, straighten up
     
  3. (driving) cause (a vehicle) to stop
    "He pulled up the car in front of the hotel";
    - draw up
     
  4. Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    - extract, pull out, pull, take out, draw out
Noun: pull-up  pûl úp
  1. [Brit] A roadside cafe especially for lorry drivers
    - pull-in [Brit]
     
  2. An arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar
    - chin-up

Derived forms: pulls up, pulling up, pulled up, pull-ups

See also: pull

Type of: arm exercise, cafe, café, coffee bar, coffee shop, coffeehouse, halt, remove, stop, straighten, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Pull up

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