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Definition of pull the plug

pull the plug

verb

  • to end something.
    Your group needs to reign in its spending, or we're going to have to pull the plug.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • to remove a person from life support.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Chapter 8", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 06 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'plug':

Definitions include: the "Asian Pride Gangstaz" gang in Nashville, TN, USA.
Definitions include: to injure or otherwise defile a person
Definitions include: to engage in sexual intercourse.
Definitions include: anything rote and extremely repetitive which doesn't require any thinking.
Definitions include: from "Plug and Play," by which computers automatically attempt to recognize newly attached devices.
Definitions include: connected to a social scene, source of knowledge, etc.
Definitions include: vagina.
Definitions include: someone or something not fun drains the fun
Definitions include: to persist during a difficult time or while completing a difficult task.

Other terms relating to 'pull':

Definitions include: to attempt to attract a person for sexual purposes.
Definitions include: a scrap yard where you pick the best parts you can't find anywhere else off the scraps car of your choice, pull (disconnect) the used parts yourself.
Definitions include: To buy liquor, porn, or cigarettes for somebody under the age of 18.
Definitions include: to make a mistake.
Definitions include: Borrow as much money as possible and max out all credit cards and then file for bankruptcy.
Definitions include: to spin a circle in a car.
Definitions include: to make a sexually inappropriate gesture or statement.
Definitions include: rappers that only have the ability to rhyme using single-syllable words.
Definitions include: to try to deceive or fool someone in a quick yet daring or slick manner.
Definitions include: see pull strings.
Definitions include: To leave suddenly without telling anyone or being seen.
Definitions include: to disappear.
Definitions include: being slutty and doing something with a taken man.
Definitions include: to do something reminiscent of a sports team from Texas A&M in College Station.
Definitions include: See all-nighter.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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