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Synonyms for haul

to exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

the act of drawing or pulling a load

something carried physically

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the act of drawing or hauling something

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the quantity that was caught

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draw slowly or heavily

transport in a vehicle

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This wise advice was accepted, and the next day the white flag was hauled up, not by the little group of Bell fighters, who were huddled together in a tiny, two-room office, but by the mighty Western Union itself, which had been so arrogant when the encounter began.
They were inclined to pull Don Quixote up again, as they could give him no more rope; however, they waited about half an hour, at the end of which time they began to gather in the rope again with great ease and without feeling any weight, which made them fancy Don Quixote was remaining below; and persuaded that it was so, Sancho wept bitterly, and hauled away in great haste in order to settle the question.
Robin laid hold and was hauled to dry land for all the world like a fish, except that the fish would never have come forth so wet and dripping.
As the craft neared the building, and just before she struck, the Martian warriors swarmed upon her from the windows, and with their great spears eased the shock of the collision, and in a few moments they had thrown out grappling hooks and the big boat was being hauled to ground by their fellows below.
The steamer entered the road formed by the islands in the bay, and at half-past four she hauled up at the quays of Bombay.
I was hauled, resisting weakly enough, to the gangway.
Their duration, however, is but limited; they require frequently to be hauled out of the water and dried, to prevent the hides from becoming water-soaked; and they eventually rot and go to pieces.
Why didn't you have your courses hauled up at once, then?