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Synonyms for haul

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draw, haul, haulage(noun)

    the act of drawing or hauling something

    "the haul up the hill went very slowly"

    draw play, draw, hook, catch, lot, standoff, tie, haulage, drawing card, attracter, attraction, hooking, attractor, draw poker

  2. catch, haul(verb)

    the quantity that was caught

    "the catch was only 10 fish"

    snatch, stop, catch, collar, apprehension, grab, pinch, taking into custody, arrest, snap, match, draw, gimmick, haulage

  3. haul, hale, cart, drag(verb)

    draw slowly or heavily

    "haul stones"; "haul nets"

    draw, puff, tangle, force, pressure, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, coerce, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, squeeze, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  4. haul(verb)

    transport in a vehicle

    "haul stones from the quarry in a truck"; "haul vegetables to the market"

    hale, cart, drag


  1. haul(verb)

    To steer a vessel closer to the wind.


  2. haul(verb)


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. haul

    One object draws another when it moves it toward itself or in the direction of its own motion by the exertion of adequate force, whether slight or powerful. To attract is to exert a force that tends to draw, tho it may produce no actual motion; all objects are attracted toward the earth, tho they may be sustained from falling. To drag is to draw against strong resistance; as, to drag a sled over bare ground, or a carriage up a steep hill. To pull is to exert a drawing force, whether adequate or inadequate; as, the fish pulls on the line; a dentist pulls a tooth. To tug is to draw, or try to draw, a resisting object with a continuous straining motion; as, to tug at the oar. To haul is to draw somewhat slowly a heavy object; as, to haul a seine; to haul logs. One vessel tows another. In the figurative sense, attract is more nearly akin to incline, draw to induce. We are attracted by one's appearance, drawn to his side. Compare ALLURE; ARRAY; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for DRIVE.

    allure, attract, drag, draw, entice, incline, induce, lead, lure, pull, tow, tug

    alienate, estrange, rebuff, reject, repel, repulse

    To draw water from or out of the well; draw the boat through the water, to the shore; draw air into the lungs; draw with cords of love; the wagon is drawn by horses, along the road, across the field, over the stones, through the woods, to the barn.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. haul(v. a.)

    drag, draw, pull, tug, tow, lug, trail, take in tow

  2. haul(n.)

    pull, tug

  3. haul(n.)


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How to use haul in a sentence?

  1. Will Weatherford:

    People know that he's built for the long haul and that we're not going to win this thing in October; we're going to win this thing in February and March.

  2. Terry Daly:

    Our passengers, particularly long-haul flight travelers, are looking for a space to relax and socialize while flying, in our latest revamp, we have taken inspiration from private yacht cabins ... and we have managed to increase the seating space while keeping the signature U-shape.

  3. Anthony Gurnee:

    The decline in oil prices, and the fact that there is so much oil that needs to move, has resulted in long-haul arbitrage opportunities.

  4. Sean McGlynn:

    It's going to be a long haul and not everything will go smoothly, just stop every once in a while take some deep, deep breaths.

  5. Paul Hertz:

    In a sea of stars brimming with new worlds, TESS is casting a wide net and will haul in a bounty of promising planets for further study, this ‘first light’ science image shows the capabilities of TESS’ cameras, and shows that the mission will realize its incredible potential in our search for another Earth.

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Translations for haul

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  • павазіць, везці, вазіць, павезціBelarusian
  • Lastbeförderung, ziehen, transportieren, schleppen, Fischzug, Fang, Gütertransport, befödernGerman
  • llevar, tirar fuerte, empujarSpanish
  • haalata, luuvata, kääntyä, nostaa, rahdataFinnish
  • trainer, halerFrench
  • slaodScottish Gaelic
  • vilktLatvian
  • wleczenie, ostrzyć, wlec, wyostrzyć, ciągnąć, holowanie, transportowaćPolish
  • тянуть, перевозка, тащить, улов, волочить, волочение, буксироватьRussian
  • transportovať, ťahať, vliecťSlovak
  • ลากThai
  • فاصلےUrdu
  • löpiotir fitafilätaVolapük
  • 运输Chinese

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