WordNet mapping browser : Welcome guest : log in
Home |  Graph |  ]  KB:  Language:   

Formal Language: 


SUMO Search Tool

This tool relates English terms to concepts from the SUMO ontology by means of mappings to WordNet synsets.


English Word: 
According to WordNet, the verb "pull" has 17 sense(s).

202582615 perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery".

201448100 cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled".

201858573 rein in to keep from winning a race; "pull a horse".

201351170 remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram".

201505254 direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"; "The ad pulled in many potential customers"; "This pianist pulls huge crowds"; "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers".

200571596 take away; "pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf".

202103162 cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense; "A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter".

201995211 bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim".

201573276 tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips".

201407059 hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball".

202057499 move into a certain direction; "the car pulls to the right".

202057337 steer into a certain direction; "pull one's horse to a stand"; "Pull the car over".

200071803 strain abnormally; "I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up"; "The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition".

201148710 take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for; "We all rooted for the home team"; "I'm pulling for the underdog"; "Are you siding with the defender of the title?".

201384275 strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon".

201609287 apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin".

201947247 operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars".


Explore the word pull on the WordNet web site.

Show Open Multilingual Wordnet links

Show OWL translation



Sigma web home      Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO) web home
Sigma version 2.99c (>= 2017/11/20) is open source software produced by Articulate Software and its partners