Synonyms for crawl
- drag oneself along
- go on all fours
- go on belly
- hang back
- loiter along
- move at snail's pace
- move on hands and knees
- pull oneself along
Antonyms for crawl
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRAWL
We can only crawl along, having to walk and lead the horses, or at least drag them.
"And so belabored as to be scarce able to crawl along it," cried a third.
I asked him to crawl aft, out of the water; which he did, lying down in the stern-sheets.
Injured men, shot from their saddles, were seeking to crawl out of the way.
He had the crawl of the reptile,—he had, also, its poison and its fangs.
It tried hard to crawl into its lair, or slip into the lake.
B'ys, I'd be proud to see any wan of you crawl on your knees to sarve the Gineral.
I crawl in between the chairs and the wall and get under that piece of tarpaulin.
Never, in that period, did any of them crawl toward the dark corners of the back-wall.
So saying Essper made a desperate effort to crawl up the hold.
c.1200, creulen, from a Scandinavian source, perhaps Old Norse krafla "to claw (one's way)," from the same root as crab (n.1). If there was an Old English *craflian, it has not been recorded. Related: Crawled; crawling.