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haul

[ hawl ]SEE DEFINITION OF haul
  • nounsomething obtained or moved
  • verbmove, pull to another spot

Synonyms for haul

  • cargo
  • harvest
  • booty
  • burden
  • catch
  • find
  • freight
  • gain
  • lading
  • load
  • loot
  • payload
  • spoils
  • takings
  • yield
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Antonyms for haul

  • loss
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HAUL

While engaged with her father, she would cut wood, haul logs, etc.

She went with him to haul the grain to mill and was fascinated by the big scales.

We all went on board, and I was not sorry to find that we were to haul into the stream immediately.

The scamps were in high spirits, seeming much pleased with their haul.

Matt it was who tried to put him into the harness and make him haul sled with the other dogs.

It was obvious that they were to haul as the tree, steadied by the guides, began to fall.

I will haul up for the highlands, and anchor under them, should it be necessary.

I'd hate to have him haul off and hit me with that fist of his!

And water—we'll have to haul that, too, until we can sink a well.

It's my boat, and I'm going to haul her out with the things in her.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, hall, variant spelling of Middle English halen (see hale (v.)), representing a change in pronunciation after c.1200. Spelling with -au- or -aw- is from early 17c. Related: Hauled; hauling. To haul off "pull back a little" before striking or otherwise acting is American English, 1802.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HAUL

booty

nounloot
  • boodle
  • gain
  • goods
  • haul
  • pickings
  • plunder
  • spoils
  • swag
  • takings
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