Definition of Pull away

1. Verb. Pull back or move away or backward. "The limo pulled away from the curb"




Definition of Pull away

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To move ahead. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pull Away

pull-through
pull-up
pull-ups
pull a
pull a Homer
pull a face
pull a fast one
pull a fast one on
pull ahead
pull along
pull an all-nighter
pull an oar
pull apart
pull at
pull away (current term)
pull back
pull chain
pull down
pull factor
pull factors
pull from the fire
pull in
pull in one's horns
pull my finger
pull off
pull on
pull one's finger out
pull one's head in

Literary usage of Pull away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"TWAS landlady Meg that made such rum flip, pull away, pull away, ... The second in command was blear-eyed Ned, pull away, pull away, jolly boys ; He was ..."

2. The Songs of Charles Dibdin: Chronologically Arranged, with Notes by Charles Dibdin, George Hogarth (1848)
"pull away, pull away, hearties ! At Wapping she liv'd, at the sign of the Ship, 'TWAS Landlady Meg that made such rare «p.— All rigg'd out so gay and so ..."

3. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1854)
"pull away gallantly — pull away valiantly — Pull with a sweep, ... pull away cheerily ! — land is before us — Green groves are flinging their balm to the ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1854)
"'pull away heartily — light winds are blowing, Crisping the ripples that dance at our side: The moou bathes in silver the path we arc going, ..."

5. The Celtic Magazine (1877)
"pull away ! pull away ! ere the white-browed moon, Flings her silvery sheen o'er the rolling deep ; pull away ! pull away ! sing a merry tune, pull away ..."

6. The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection: For Use in Chapel, Assembly by C. Guy Hoover (1912)
"Pull a-way,pull a way,pull away,brave boys,pull away.pull away,our hearts are '2. Pull a-way,pull a-way,pull away,brave boys,pull away,pull ..."

7. The Bookman (1900)
"Or, take another verse from "On the Road" : Tis November now in London, and for all that I can tell, Pull, ye beggars, full, 0 pull away! ..."

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