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Definition 1: the act of drawing or hauling something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where haul or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the haul up the hill went very slowly

Synonyms for haul in the sense of this definition

(haul is a kind of ...) the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

"the pull up the hill had him breathing harder" "his strenuous pulling strained his back"

(... is a kind of haul ) the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope

"the truck gave him a tow to the garage"

Definition 2: the quantity that was caught - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where haul or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the catch was only 10 fish

Synonyms for haul in the sense of this definition

(haul is a kind of ...) an estimated quantity

Definition 3: transport in a vehicle - [verb of contact]

Samples where haul or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • haul stones from the quarry in a truck
  • haul vegetables to the market

(haul is a kind of ...) move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

"You must carry your camping gear" "carry the suitcases to the car" "This train is carrying nuclear waste" "These pipes carry waste water into the river"

(... is a kind of haul ) haul by railroad car

(... is a kind of haul ) haul truck trailers loaded with commodities on railroad cars

Definition 4: draw slowly or heavily - [verb of contact]

Samples where haul or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • haul stones
  • haul nets

Synonyms for haul in the sense of this definition

(haul is a kind of ...) cause to move by pulling

"draw a wagon" "pull a sled"

(... is a kind of haul ) haul with a tackle

(... is a kind of haul ) haul onto a boat

"underrun the cable for repair"

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