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haul

 (hôl)
v. hauled, haul·ing, hauls
v.tr.
1. To pull or drag forcibly: hauled the boat onto the beach. See Synonyms at pull.
2. To transport, as with a truck or cart: hauling cars across the country.
3.
a. To cause (oneself) to move, especially slowly or laboriously: hauled myself down to the lobby.
b. To compel to go, especially for trial: hauled their competitor into court.
4. Nautical To change the course of (a ship), especially in order to sail closer into the wind.
v.intr.
1. To pull or drag something forcibly.
2. To provide transportation; cart.
3. To shift direction: The wind hauled to the east.
4. Nautical To change the course of a ship.
n.
1. The act of pulling or dragging.
2. The act of transporting or carting.
3. A distance, especially the distance over which something is pulled or transported.
4.
a. Something that is pulled or transported; a load.
b. Everything collected or acquired at a single time; the take: a big haul of fish.
Phrasal Verbs:
haul off Informal
1. To draw back slightly, as in preparation for initiating an action: "hauled off and smacked the hapless aide across the face" (Bill Barol).
2. To withdraw or move to another place.
haul out
To move from water onto the shore: a beach where seals often haul out; canoeists who hauled out on the riverbank to rest.
haul up
To come to a halt.
Idiom:
haul ass Vulgar Slang
To move quickly: We'll be late if you don't haul ass.

[Middle English haulen, from Old French haler, of Germanic origin; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

haul′er n.

haul

(hɔːl)
vb
1. to drag or draw (something) with effort
2. (tr) to transport, as in a lorry
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical to alter the course of (a vessel), esp so as to sail closer to the wind
4. (Nautical Terms) (tr) nautical to draw or hoist (a vessel) out of the water onto land or a dock for repair, storage, etc
5. (Nautical Terms) (intr) nautical (of the wind) to blow from a direction nearer the bow. Compare veer13b
6. (intr) to change one's opinion or action
n
7. the act of dragging with effort
8. (esp of fish) the amount caught at a single time
9. something that is hauled
10. the goods obtained from a robbery
11. a distance of hauling: a three-mile haul.
12. the amount of a contraband seizure: arms haul; drugs haul.
13. in the long haul over the long haul
a. in a future time
b. over a lengthy period of time
14. a quantity of goods, awards, currency, etc earned, purchased, or otherwise received: Her haul included a Gucci dress; an impressive haul of seven medals.
[C16: from Old French haler, of Germanic origin; see hale2]

haul

(hɔl)

v.t.
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.
v.i.
4. 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.
7.
a. to sail, as in a particular direction.
b. (of the wind) to shift to a direction closer to the heading of a vessel (opposed to veer).
c. (of the wind) to change direction, shift, or veer (often fol. by round or to).
8. haul off,
a. to withdraw; leave.
b. Informal. to draw back the arm in order to strike; prepare to deal a blow.
9. haul up,
a. to bring before a superior for judgment or reprimand.
b. to come to a halt; stop.
c. (of a sailing vessel) to come closer to the wind.
d. (of a vessel) to come to a halt.
n.
10. 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.
15. the act of taking or acquiring something.
16. something that is taken or acquired.
[1550–60; earlier hall, variant of hale2]
haul′er, n.

haul

- Originally had the nautical meaning of "to trim the sails to sail closer to the wind."
See also related terms for sails.

Haul

 a single draft of fish; anything caught or taken at one time. See also cast, catch.
Examples: haul of fish, 1885; of salmon, 1780.

haul


Past participle: hauled
Gerund: hauling

Imperative
haul
haul
Present
I haul
you haul
he/she/it hauls
we haul
you haul
they haul
Preterite
I hauled
you hauled
he/she/it hauled
we hauled
you hauled
they hauled
Present Continuous
I am hauling
you are hauling
he/she/it is hauling
we are hauling
you are hauling
they are hauling
Present Perfect
I have hauled
you have hauled
he/she/it has hauled
we have hauled
you have hauled
they have hauled
Past Continuous
I was hauling
you were hauling
he/she/it was hauling
we were hauling
you were hauling
they were hauling
Past Perfect
I had hauled
you had hauled
he/she/it had hauled
we had hauled
you had hauled
they had hauled
Future
I will haul
you will haul
he/she/it will haul
we will haul
you will haul
they will haul
Future Perfect
I will have hauled
you will have hauled
he/she/it will have hauled
we will have hauled
you will have hauled
they will have hauled
Future Continuous
I will be hauling
you will be hauling
he/she/it will be hauling
we will be hauling
you will be hauling
they will be hauling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hauling
you have been hauling
he/she/it has been hauling
we have been hauling
you have been hauling
they have been hauling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hauling
you will have been hauling
he/she/it will have been hauling
we will have been hauling
you will have been hauling
they will have been hauling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hauling
you had been hauling
he/she/it had been hauling
we had been hauling
you had been hauling
they had been hauling
Conditional
I would haul
you would haul
he/she/it would haul
we would haul
you would haul
they would haul
Past Conditional
I would have hauled
you would have hauled
he/she/it would have hauled
we would have hauled
you would have hauled
they would have hauled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haul - the act of drawing or hauling somethinghaul - the act of drawing or hauling something; "the haul up the hill went very slowly"
pull, pulling - the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"
tow, towage - the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"
2.haul - the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish"
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
Verb1.haul - draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
draw, pull, force - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
bouse, bowse - haul with a tackle
2.haul - transport in a vehicle; "haul stones from the quarry in a truck"; "haul vegetables to the market"
carry, transport - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
piggyback - haul by railroad car
piggyback - haul truck trailers loaded with commodities on railroad cars

haul

verb
1. drag, draw, pull, hale, heave He hauled himself to his feet.
2. pull, trail, convey, tow, move, carry, transport, tug, cart, hump (Brit. slang), lug A crane hauled the car out of the stream.
noun
1. yield, gain, spoils, find, catch, harvest, loot, takings, booty The haul was worth £4,000.
haul someone up indict, bring before He was hauled up before the Board of Trustees.

haul

verb
To exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force:
noun
1. The act of drawing or pulling a load:
2. Something carried physically:
Sports: impost.
Translations
سَحْبَه، جَرَّهغَنيمَه، صَيْد وَفيريَجُريَسْحَب
dopravovatkořisttahúlovekvléci
hivhiveslæbetransportereudbytte
haalatakääntyäluuvatanostaarahdata
halfogásszállítmányoz
draga, toga ídráttur, togflytjahal, tog
ilga kelionėilgas darbasišvalkapervežėjastimptelėjimas
guvumsķērienslomsnozvejapārvadāt
dopravovať
vleči
çekmekkuvvetle çekmemiktartaşımakvoli

haul

[hɔːl]
A. N
1. (= act of pulling) → tirón m, jalón m (LAm) (on de)
2. (= distance) → recorrido m, trayecto m
it's a long haulhay mucho trecho, hay una buena tirada
revitalizing the economy will be a long haulhay por delante un largo trecho hasta conseguir revitalizar la economía
over the long haula largo plazo
3. (= amount taken) [of fish] → redada f; (financial) → ganancia f; (from robbery etc) → botín m; (= arms haul, drugs haul) → alijo m
the thieves made a good haullos ladrones obtuvieron un cuantioso botín
B. VT
1. (= drag) [+ heavy object] → arrastrar, jalar (LAm)
he hauled himself to his feetse puso en pie con gran esfuerzo
they hauled me out of bed at five o'clock in the morningme sacaron de la cama a las cinco de la mañana
he was hauled before the managertuvo que presentarse al gerente
see also coal
2. (= transport) → transportar, acarrear
haul down VT + ADV [+ flag, sail] → arriar
haul in VT + ADV [+ fishing net] → ir recogiendo
haul up VT + ADV
1. (lit) → ir levantando
2. (fig) he was hauled up in courtfue llevado ante el tribunal

haul

[ˈhɔːl]
vt
(= drag) → traîner, tirer
to haul sth out (= take out) → sortir qch (avec peine)
He hauled the boat out of the shed → Il a sorti le bateau du hangar.
(= pull) → tirer
He hauled himself out of his chair → Il se leva de sa chaise avec effort.
He was unable to haul himself out of the water → Il lui était impossible de se tirer de l'eau.
[+ wrongdoer] to be hauled before the court, to be hauled before the magistrates → être traîné(e) devant les tribunaux
to be hauled off to prison → être jeté(e) en prison
(= transport) → transporter
n
(by police) [drugs, explosives, stolen goods] → saisie f
[fish] → prise f
(by thieves)butin m
to be a long haul (= long and difficult) [undertaking] → prendre beaucoup de temps

haul

n
(= hauling) a truck gave us a haulein Lastwagen schleppte uns ab or (out of mud etc) → zog uns heraus
(= journey)Strecke f; it’s a long haul to recoveryes ist ein weiter Weg bis zum Aufschwung; short/long/medium haul aircraftKurz-/Lang-/Mittelstreckenflugzeug nt; the project has been a long hauldas Projekt hat sich lang hingezogen; the long haul through the courtsder lange Weg durch die Instanzen; revitalizing the economy will be a long haules wird lange dauern, die Wirtschaft wieder anzukurbeln; over the long haul (esp US) → langfristig
(Fishing) → (Fisch)fang m; (fig: = booty: from robbery) → Beute f; (of cocaine etc)Fund m; (inf, of presents) → Ausbeute f (inf); our haul on the last trawl was 500 kg of herringbei unserer letzten Fahrt hatten wir eine Ausbeute von 500 kg Hering; drugs haulDrogenfund m
vt
(= pull)ziehen; heavy objectsziehen, schleppen; he hauled himself/Paul to his feeter wuchtete sich/Paul wieder auf die Beine ? coal
(= transport)befördern, transportieren
(Naut) → den Kurs (+gen)ändern; to haul a boat into the windan den Wind segeln
vi (Naut: also haul round) → den Kurs ändern; the yacht hauled into the winddie Jacht segelte an den Wind

haul

[hɔːl]
1. n
a. (distance) → tragitto, viaggio
it's a long haul → è una lunga tirata
b. (amount taken, from robbery) → bottino; (of fish) → retata, pescata
2. vt (drag, person, heavy object) → tirare, trascinare
to haul sb over the coals (fig) → dare una strigliata a qn
haul down vt + adv (gen) → tirare giù; (flag, sail) → ammainare
haul in vt + adv (subj, police, authorities, suspect) → fare una retata di; (net, catch, drowning person) → tirare a riva
haul up vt + adv (flag, sail, load) → issare; (suspect) → portare

haul

(hoːl) verb
1. to pull with great effort or difficulty. Horses are used to haul barges along canals.
2. to carry by some form of transport. Coal is hauled by road and rail.
noun
1. a strong pull. He gave the rope a haul.
2. the amount of anything, especially fish, that is got at one time. The fishermen had a good haul; The thieves got away from the jeweller's with a good haul.
ˈhaulage (-lidʒ) noun
(money charged for) the carrying of goods by road, rail etc.
ˈhaulier (-liə) noun
a person who owns lorries which carry goods for other people.
a long haul
a long or tiring job, journey etc.