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English noun: haul

1. haul (act) the act of drawing or hauling something

SamplesThe haul up the hill went very slowly.

Synonymsdraw, haulage

Broader (hypernym)pull, pulling

Narrower (hyponym)tow, towage

2. haul (quantity) the quantity that was caught

SamplesThe catch was only 10 fish.


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity

English verb: haul

1. haul (contact) draw slowly or heavily

SamplesHaul stones.
Haul nets.

Synonymscart, drag, hale

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)draw, force, pull

Narrower (hyponym)bouse, bowse

2. haul (contact) transport in a vehicle

SamplesHaul stones from the quarry in a truck.
Haul vegetables to the market.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)carry, transport

Narrower (hyponym)piggyback, piggyback

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