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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes;
- Example: "Her good looks attract the stares of many men"
- Example: "The ad pulled in many potential customers"
- Example: "This pianist pulls huge crowds"
- Example: "The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
[syn: attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in]

2. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages;
- Example: "How much do you make a month in your new job?"
- Example: "She earns a lot in her new job"
- Example: "this merger brought in lots of money"
- Example: "He clears $5,000 each month"
[syn: gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in]

3. of trains; move into (a station);
- Example: "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
[syn: pull in, get in, move in, draw in]

4. get or bring together;
- Example: "accumulate evidence"
[syn: collect, pull in]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pull in v 1: 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" [syn: attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in] [ant: beat back, drive, force back, push back, repel, repulse] 2: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "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" [syn: gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in] 3: of trains; move into (a station); "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station" [syn: pull in, get in, move in, draw in] [ant: get out, pull out] 4: get or bring together; "accumulate evidence" [syn: collect, pull in]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

116 Moby Thesaurus words for "pull in": accomplish, achieve, apprehend, approach, arrest, arrive, arrive at, arrive in, attain, attain to, be received, bit, blow in, bob up, bridle, bust, check, check in, clock in, collar, come, come in, come to, come to hand, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, crank, crank in, cringe, curb, curtail, decelerate, detain, dompt, draw back, draw in, draw taut, duck, enjoin, fetch, fetch up at, find, flinch, gain, get in, get there, get to, govern, guard, hinder, hit, hit town, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold down, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold up, inhibit, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, lay under restraint, make, make a pinch, make it, nab, pick up, pinch, pop up, prohibit, pull, pull back, pull out, punch in, reach, reel, reel in, rein, rein in, restrain, retard, retract, retrench, ring in, roll in, run in, set back, show up, shrink, shy, sign in, slow down, snub, straiten, tackle, tauten, tighten, time in, trim, turn up, wince, winch, wind in, windlass, withdraw, withhold