Definition of pull back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pull back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1(of an army) to move back from a place synonym withdraw
  2. 2to decide not to do something that you were intending to do, because of possible problems synonym withdraw Their sponsors pulled back at the last minute.
to make an army move back from a place

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(sport) to improve a team’s position in a game Rangers pulled back to 4–3. They pulled back a goal just before half-time.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pull back