Pull-up meaning

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An exercise in which a person chins himself or herself, specif., one in which the bar is gripped with the palms facing away from the exerciser.
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An exercise done for strengthening the arms and upper body, in which one lifts one's own weight while hanging from a bar.
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An exercise done for strengthening the arms and back in which one lifts one's own weight while hanging from a bar.
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Used other than as an idiom: see pull,‎ up.
  • (intransitive) Lift upwards or vertically.
    I pull up the level when I want to make my car go into first gear.
  • Pull up a bench and have a seat.
    Pull the car up a little so you don't block his driveway.
    Pull up a little so you don't block his driveway.
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(idiomatic) Retrieve; get.

Pull up that website for me, it looks quite interesting.

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(idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.

Pull up to that curb slowly, you don't want to scratch that other car.

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