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tug

334 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[tˈʌɡ], [tˈʌɡ], [t_ˈʌ_ɡ]
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Synonyms for Tug:

pull (verb)

drag, draw, grab, haul, pull, tow, yank.

Other synonyms and related words:

accept, acquire, active service, adduct, adduction, admit, advertise, advertize, affinity, agitate, aim, allurement, attain, attract, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, back band, backstrap, backward, battle, battle cry, be magnetic, bear on, bearing rein, beat back, beat of drum, beaver, become, behindhand, belated, bellyband, big jerk, bit, blind, blinders, blindman's bluff, blinds, block, boat, break one's back, breeching, breed, bridle, buffet 2, bugle, bump, button, calumet of war, campaign, campaigning, canoe, caparison, capillarity, capillary attraction, carry, catch, cavesson, centripetal force, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, choke up, cinch, clarion, clutch, collar, column, contend, contention, crisscross, crowd, crownband, cruiser, crupper, crusade, curb, dig, dilatory, displace, do the work, dork, draft, drag along, draggle, draught, draughtsman, draughty, draw off, draw out, draw towards, drawling, drawn-out, drive, drudge, earn, effort, endeavor, excavate horizontally, exertion, fag away, fastener, ferry, fetch, fight, fire cross, force, force back, gag swivel, gain, garbage barge puller, get, girth, gravitation, gravity, grind, hackamore, hale, halter, hames, hametugs, harbor craft, harbour vessel, hard knocks, harness, have an attraction, headgear, headstall, heave, heft, hike, hip straps, hitch, hitch up, hoick, hoist, hold, hopscotch, hunt the slopper, induce, jacks, jackstones, jaquima, jar, jerk away, jerk line, jerking, jerky, jolt, kriegspiel, labor, labour, lacing, lead, lead along, lead by hand, leapfrog, lengthy, lift, lines, long, lug, lurch, lure, magnet, magnetism, magnetize, marbles, martingale, moil, motor, move, mumble-the-peg, mumblety-peg, mutual attraction, nauseate, nip, noseband, obstruct, oppugn, orbital transfer vehicle, overdue, overexert, overexertion, overextend, overextension, overstrain, overstress, overtax, overtaxing, passage d-armes, password, pibroch, pick at, pillar, pinch, plod, pluck, ply, ply the oar, pole strap, press, procession, promote, pull along, pull forcibly, pull hard, pull lightly, pull sharply, pull towards, pull with force, pulling, pulling power, push, push back, push on, pushball, race, rack, raise, rake, ram, rappel, rate of acceleration, receive, reins, repel, repulse, resist, ribbons, ride, rip, saddle, schlepp, scrabble for, service, sexertion, shaft tug, sharp contest, shinney, shinny, ship, side check, slack, slogan, slow, snaffle, snake, snap, snapdragon, spell, spirt, spurt, stitch of work, stock, strain, strain every nerve, straining, stress, stress and strain, stressfulness, stretch, strive, stroke of work, struggle, stuff, sudden pull, surcingle, sweat, sweat blood, sympathy, tack, tackle, tag, take, take in tow, tardy, taw, tax, taxing, tear, tedious, tense, tension, tented field, throw, toil, tom-tom, toss, tote, towboat, tower, towing vessel, trace, traction, tractor, trail, train, transport, trappings, travail, trawl, trek, troll, trumpet, tugboat, tweak, twist, twitch, urge forward, vellicate, wade through, war, war cry, war whoop, warfare, watchword, winker braces, word of command, work, work hard, wrench, wrest, wring, yank hard, yoke.

Rhymes for Tug:

  1. lug, bug, mug, drug, jug, dug, slug, smug, rug, hug, thug, plug, shrug, snug;
  2. unplug, debug;

Quotes for Tug:

  1. It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me. Jodie Foster.
  2. When Greeks joined Greeks, then was the tug of war. Nathaniel Lee.
  3. I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins. Shel Silverstein.

Idioms of Tug:

  1. tear/ tug at your heartstrings;
  2. tug away;
  3. tug at/ touch your forelock;
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