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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(military) to withdraw or escape or be withdrawn or rescued, as from a difficult situation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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