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pull out

verb (adverb)
1.
(transitive) to extract
2.
(intransitive) to depart the train pulled out of the station
3.
(military) to withdraw or escape or be withdrawn or rescued, as from a difficult situation
4.
(intransitive) (of a motor vehicle, driver, etc)
  1. to draw away from the side of the road
  2. to draw out from behind another vehicle to overtake
5.
(intransitive) to abandon a position or situation, esp a dangerous or embarrassing one
6.
(foll by of) to level out or cause to level out (from a dive)
noun
7.
an extra leaf of a book that folds out
8.
a removable section of a magazine, etc
9.
a flight manoeuvre during which an aircraft levels out after a dive
10.
a withdrawal from a position or situation, esp a dangerous or embarrassing one
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