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  1. haulverb

    To steer a vessel closer to the wind.


  2. haulverb


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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. draw, haul, haulagenoun

    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, haulverb

    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, dragverb

    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. haulverb

    transport in a vehicle

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

    hale, cart, drag

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. haulverb

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

  2. haulnoun

    pull, tug

  3. haulnoun


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  1. Lance Becca:

    We don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul, the mission is to restore power and that's what we're focusing on. Wednesday night, the Puerto Rico governor said the island will receive approximately $ 35 billion in federal aid. But he added that Puerto Rico is facing massive debt and won't be able to repay the money until 2022. Power crews say they have to prioritize – hospitals, police and fire stations, come first.Then communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.From there, utility crews repair infrastructure serving smaller groups and neighborhoods. People like Sol Vazquez, a law student who has been working the best she can with limited resources, also Skyped with Fox News this week. She said she has been seeing a mixed response from her friends and fellow students. I think everyone wants to get their electricity back, I don't think, at this point, they care who does it or how they do it.

  2. Bertrand Piccard:

    More than an achievement in the history of aviation, Solar Impulse has made history in energy, i’m sure that within the next 10 years we’ll see electric airplanes carrying 50 passengers on short- to medium-haul flights.

  3. Jeffrey Nassof:

    We estimate that Anbang's fees could be $60 million or so, due to the cross-border regulatory issues they are likely to encounter. Not a bad haul for a firm that just disclosed $286 million in total advisory fees for their fiscal 2015.

  4. Ralph Gonsalves:

    It’s going to be costly, but I don’t want us to penny pinch...this is going to be a long haul.

  5. Rachel Weiss:

    I make my decisions for our family and for my kids based on,' Will I be OK with that decision 10 years from now ?' if one of my kids, or Rachel Weiss, or family member ended up with long haul( Covid), because I was tired of wearing a mask or wanted to go to something that I knew was unsafe -- but it was just easier to say yes to -- would I be OK with that decision ? For me, the answer is no.

Translations for haul

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  • вазіць, павезці, везці, павазіцьBelarusian
  • befödern, Fang, Gütertransport, Lastbeförderung, ziehen, transportieren, Fischzug, schleppenGerman
  • empujar, tirar fuerte, llevarSpanish
  • rahdata, luuvata, nostaa, haalata, kääntyäFinnish
  • trainer, halerFrench
  • slaodScottish Gaelic
  • vilktLatvian
  • wlec, transportować, wleczenie, holowanie, ciągnąć, wyostrzyć, ostrzyćPolish
  • буксировать, тянуть, волочение, волочить, улов, тащить, перевозкаRussian
  • vliecť, ťahať, transportovaťSlovak
  • ลากThai
  • فاصلےUrdu
  • löpiotir fitafilätaVolapük
  • 运输Chinese

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