Synonyms of 'tow'
to pull or drag (a vehicle), esp. by means of a rope or cableHe was using the vehicle to tow his trailer.
He got up and dragged his chair towards the table.
He drew his chair nearer the fire.
I helped pull him out of the water.
She came down the stairs, trailing the coat behind her.
A crane hauled the car out of the stream.
She tugged him along by his arm.
yank, , ,
She yanked the child back into the house.
Nobody wants to lug around huge heavy suitcases.
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in the sense of draw
to cause (a person or thing) to move closer or further away from a place by pullingHe drew his chair nearer the fire.
in the sense of haul
to transport, such as in a lorryA crane hauled the car out of the stream.
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