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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. pull or pull out sharply;
- Example: "pluck the flowers off the bush"
[syn: pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off]

2. cause to withdraw;
- Example: "We pulled this firm off the project because they overcharged"

3. be successful; achieve a goal;
- Example: "She succeeded in persuading us all"
- Example: "I managed to carry the box upstairs"
- Example: "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"
- Example: "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"
[syn: pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage]

4. remove by drawing or pulling;
- Example: "She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth"
- Example: "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese"
[syn: draw off, draw away, pull off]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pull off v 1: pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush" [syn: pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off] 2: cause to withdraw; "We pulled this firm off the project because they overcharged" 3: be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs" [syn: pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage] [ant: fail] 4: remove by drawing or pulling; "She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth"; "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese" [syn: draw off, draw away, pull off]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "pull off": accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, bring through, bring to effect, bring to pass, carry into execution, carry off, carry out, carry through, come through with, commit, compass, crown with success, do, do the trick, do to, effect, effectuate, get by, get through, go and do, implement, inflict, make, pay, perpetrate, produce, put across, put over, put through, realize, render, take and do, turn the trick, up and do, wreak