What does haul mean?

Definitions for haulhɔl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word haul.

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"


  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

  10. Origin: [OE. halen, halien, F. haler, of German or Scand. origin; akin to AS. geholian to acquire, get, D. halen to fetch, pull, draw, OHG. holn, haln, G. holen, Dan. hale to haul, Sw. hala, and to L. calare to call, summon, Gr. kalei^n to call. Cf. Hale, v. t., Claim. Class, Council, Ecclesiastic.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Haul

    hawl, v.t. to drag: to pull with violence.—v.i. to tug, to try to draw something: to alter a ship's course, to sail generally.—n. a pulling: a draught, as of fishes: a source of interest or profit.—ns. Haul′age, act of hauling: charge for hauling or pulling a ship or boat; Haul′er, Haul′ier.—Haul over the coals (see Coal); Haul off, or round, to turn a ship's course away from an object; Haul up, to come or bring to rest after hauling. [Hale.]


  1. HAUL

    Hauler (n): Anyone who purchases or receives a product and creates a video to share their feedback and discuss the product features for an online audience. Haulers on YouTube have millions subscribers and billions views.HAUL is a video-driven e-commerce marketplace that enables haulers to monetize their online influence and following by syndicating content and garnering affiliate revenue on hauled products. We do this by providing each hauler a dashboard with production and advertising tools that connect them to social media, advertising and syndication opportunities as well as sponsorship and product review opportunities through key retail relationships.

Suggested Resources

  1. HAUL

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haul in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ron Paul:

    We're organizing everywhere and we're in it for the long haul.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I don't know if he's having success. We'll see in the long haul.

  3. Phillip Stone:

    I would say at that point we're going to be successful, we're going to be here for the long haul.

  4. Burton Pretty:

    In my almost 70 years of life... I have yet to see a hearse go down the road with a U-Haul behind it.

  5. Herbie Skeete:

    If you're in it for the long haul, there is upside in China, but it depends on how long you want to wait.

Images & Illustrations of haul

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Translations for haul

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • павазіць, везці, вазіць, павезціBelarusian
  • Lastbeförderung, ziehen, transportieren, schleppen, Fischzug, Fang, Gütertransport, befödernGerman
  • llevar, tirar fuerte, empujarSpanish
  • haalata, luuvata, kääntyä, nostaa, rahdataFinnish
  • trainer, halerFrench
  • slaodScottish Gaelic
  • vilktLatvian
  • wleczenie, ostrzyć, wlec, wyostrzyć, ciągnąć, holowanie, transportowaćPolish
  • тянуть, перевозка, тащить, улов, волочить, волочение, буксироватьRussian
  • transportovať, ťahať, vliecťSlovak
  • فاصلےUrdu
  • löpiotir fitafilätaVolapük

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