Python List pop() Method


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Description

Python list method pop() removes and returns last object or obj from the list.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for pop() method −

list.pop(obj = list[-1])

Parameters

  • obj − This is an optional parameter, index of the object to be removed from the list.

Return Value

This method returns the removed object from the list.

Example

The following example shows the usage of pop() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

aList = [123, 'xyz', 'zara', 'abc'];
print "A List : ", aList.pop()
print "B List : ", aList.pop(2)

When we run above program, it produces following result −

A List :  abc
B List :  zara

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