Definitions for haulhɔl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to pull or draw with force; drag.

  2. to cart or transport; carry:

    to haul freight.

  3. to arrest or bring before a magistrate or other authority:

    to haul someone into court.

  4. (v.i.)to pull or tug.

  5. to go or come to a place, esp. with effort:

    to haul into town after a long drive.

  6. to do carting or transport, or move freight commercially.

    Category: Transportation, Business

  7. to sail, as in a particular direction. (of the wind) to shift to a direction closer to the heading of a vessel . (of the wind) to change direction, shift, or veer (often fol. by round or to).

    Category: Nautical, Navy

    Ref: (opposed to veer )

  8. haul off, to withdraw; leave. Informal. to draw back the arm in order to strike; prepare to deal a blow.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  9. haul up, to bring before a superior for judgment or reprimand. to come to a halt; stop. (of a sailing vessel) to come closer to the wind. (of a vessel) to come to a halt.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Nautical, Navy

  10. (n.)an act or instance of hauling; strong pull or tug.

  11. something that is hauled.

  12. the load hauled at one time; quantity carried or transported.

  13. the distance or route over which anything is hauled.

  14. the quantity of fish taken at one draft of the net.

    Category: Sport

  15. the act of taking or acquiring something.

  16. something that is taken or acquired.

Origin of haul:

1550–60; earlier hall, var. of hale2


Princeton's WordNet

  1. draw, haul, haulage(noun)

    the act of drawing or hauling something

    "the haul up the hill went very slowly"

  2. catch, haul(verb)

    the quantity that was caught

    "the catch was only 10 fish"

  3. haul, hale, cart, drag(verb)

    draw slowly or heavily

    "haul stones"; "haul nets"

  4. haul(verb)

    transport in a vehicle

    "haul stones from the quarry in a truck"; "haul vegetables to the market"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. haul(verb)ɔl

    to carry or drag sth heavy somewhere

    We hauled the bags onto the truck.


  1. haul(Noun)

    A long drive, especially transporting/hauling heavy cargo.

  2. haul(Noun)

    An amount of something that has been taken.

  3. haul(Verb)

    To carry something; to transport something, with a connotation that the item is heavy or otherwise difficult to move.

  4. haul(Verb)

    To pull or draw something heavy.

  5. haul(Verb)

    To steer a vessel closer to the wind.

  6. haul(Verb)

    To shift fore (more towards the bow).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haul(verb)

    to pull or draw with force; to drag

  2. Haul(verb)

    to transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill

  3. Haul(verb)

    to change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under Haul, v. t

  4. Haul(verb)

    to pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked

  5. Haul(noun)

    a pulling with force; a violent pull

  6. Haul(noun)

    a single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul

  7. Haul(noun)

    that which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net

  8. Haul(noun)

    transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul

  9. Haul(noun)

    a bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred


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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'haul' in Verbs Frequency: #1048

Anagrams of haul

  1. hula

Translations for haul

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a strong pull

He gave the rope a haul.

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