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haul

haul

 
pronunciation:
hawl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hauled, hauling, hauls
definition 1: to pull or drag with force.
We hauled the garbage can out to the street.
synonyms:
drag, draw, pull
similar words:
cart, lug, tow, tug
definition 2: to carry from one place to another in a vehicle; transport.
My dad hauls freight for a living.
 
synonyms:
ship, transport
similar words:
carry, cart, move, truck
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of pulling or tugging.
She gave the rope a good haul.
synonyms:
pull, tug
definition 2: an act or instance of carrying from one place to another in a vehicle, or the distance something is carried.
Everything went very well during the haul.Moving was just a short haul across town.
 
similar words:
distance, transport, trip
definition 3: (informal) an amount that is received at one time.
My friend and I got a good haul of candy on Halloween.
 
synonyms:
catch, take
similar words:
booty, loot, plunder, yield
Homophone Note
The words haul and hall (a walkway) sound alike but have different meanings.
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