What is the meaning of pull in?


  • Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.
    • usage: "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"
  • Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
    • usage: "How much do you make a month in your new job"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5, 000 each month"
  • Of trains; move into (a station. )
    • usage: "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
  • Get or bring together.
    • usage: "accumulate evidence"
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APAWordNet. (2010). pull in. Retrieved February 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/pull_in/definitions/1304627
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