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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. Andrew Herdman:

    Further investment is needed in infrastructure, many of the airports in Indonesia are dealing with congestion well beyond their design capacity. Some of the smaller airports, and this most recent tragedy involved short haul service between two remote airports in inhospitable terrain in Papua -- airports in that terrain need upgrading of navigation aids and other operational enhancements.

  2. Communications Director Sergio Gor:

    Polls go up and down and this is literally a marathon and not a sprint. The fact that we are raising more than we're spending is a great indication that we're in this for the long haul.

  3. Mindy Kaling:

    All you want in life is to hear that two men in a U-Haul truck are coming to your house because Oprah Winfrey sent them, i was supposed to go to work that day,( but I was, like), I got ta be here.

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    If you’re booking a long haul flight, you’ll want to book further out, like 50 to 100 days, to save money.

  5. Wayne Kurtzman:

    Zoom is an overnight success nine years in the making ... but has, in my view, prepared for the long [haul] to support users both now and with future growth.

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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