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Synonyms for yank
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yankee, Yank, Northerner(noun)

    an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

  2. Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle(verb)

    an American (especially to non-Americans)

  3. yank, jerk(verb)

    pull, or move with a sudden movement

    "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"

    Synonyms:
    jerk, flick, hitch, twitch, buck

Wiktionary

  1. Yank(noun)

    A Yankee, an American: someone from the United States.

    Synonyms:
    tug, jerk

  2. Yank(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tug, jerk, recall, pull

  3. Yank(noun)

    Synonyms:
    American

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How to use yank in a sentence?

  1. Brian Encinia:

    Step out, or I will remove you, i'm going to yank you out of here.

  2. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu:

    There are all kinds of issues ... one of those is whether we need to yank out the fiscal terms and develop them into a different law relying on existing fiscal laws and amend those.

  3. Kelly Shar Khuu:

    All the ladies were hitting him, i got the aluminum foil. The robber, a tall and robust man, was trying to yank the drawer free from the four petite women who held on with everything they had.

  4. Marion Howard:

    Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night.

  5. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu:

    There is a need to look at the PIB as it was submitted to the sixth assembly and try and tinker with that a bit, there are all kinds of issues ... one of those is whether we need to yank out the fiscal terms and develop them into a different law relying on existing fiscal laws and amend those.

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#303american
#3810pull
#5370recall
#8285buck
#10761yankee
#14556jerk
#14594hitch
#16465flick
#20230tug
#33970yank
#35877twitch

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