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Synonyms and Antonyms of tug

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tug

synonym (synonym of tug)

  • (noun.act)
    a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    carry with difficulty (verb.contact)
     

also (also)

  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
    continue moving forward (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (tug IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships (noun.artifact)
    a small vessel for travel on water (noun.artifact)
     
  • a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
    the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you (noun.act)
     
  • carry with difficulty (verb.contact)
    move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body (verb.contact)
     
  • move by pulling hard (verb.contact)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • pull hard (verb.contact)
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes (verb.contact)
     
  • pull or strain hard at (verb.contact)
    cause to move by pulling (verb.contact)
     
  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
    make a strenuous or labored effort (verb.social)
     
  • struggle in opposition (verb.competition)
    be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight (verb.competition)
     
  • tow (a vessel) with a tug (verb.contact)
    drag behind (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tug relation)

  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
    to exert much effort or energy (verb.competition)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships (noun.artifact)
    steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered (noun.artifact)
     

verb group (tug is verb group of ....)

  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
    press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tug)

  • a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships (noun.artifact)
    drag behind (verb.contact)
     
  • a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
    pull hard (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pull, or move with a sudden movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions (verb.motion)
     
  • carry with difficulty (verb.contact)
    cases used to carry belongings when traveling (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a capacious bag or basket (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone whose employment involves carrying something (noun.person)
     
  • pull hard (verb.contact)
    a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something (noun.person)
     
  • pull or strain hard at (verb.contact)
    a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
     
  • strive and make an effort to reach a goal (verb.social)
    productive work (especially physical work done for wages) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    enterprising or ambitious drive (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor (noun.person)
     
  • tow (a vessel) with a tug (verb.contact)
    a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships (noun.artifact)
     
synonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym verb group derivation jerk towboat tower drive labor labour plough on press on push on pull pulling boat contend attract draw reach strain strive helm bear on push jerk twitch tow

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