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Verb: pull down  pûl dawn
  1. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    "When a force occupies an enemy fortress, it may pull down the fortifications";
    - level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down
  2. Cause to come or go down
    "The policeman pulled down the heavily armed suspect";
    - down, knock down, cut down, push down

Derived forms: pulled down, pulling down, pulls down

See also: pull

Type of: destroy, destruct, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], strike, uncreate [literary]

Encyclopedia: Pull down