Synonyms for TOWtoʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tow, towage(verb)

    the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope

    towage, tow

  2. tow(verb)

    drag behind

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tow

    One object draws another when it moves it toward itself or in the direction of its own motion by the exertion of adequate force, whether slight or powerful. To attract is to exert a force that tends to draw, tho it may produce no actual motion; all objects are attracted toward the earth, tho they may be sustained from falling. To drag is to draw against strong resistance; as, to drag a sled over bare ground, or a carriage up a steep hill. To pull is to exert a drawing force, whether adequate or inadequate; as, the fish pulls on the line; a dentist pulls a tooth. To tug is to draw, or try to draw, a resisting object with a continuous straining motion; as, to tug at the oar. To haul is to draw somewhat slowly a heavy object; as, to haul a seine; to haul logs. One vessel tows another. In the figurative sense, attract is more nearly akin to incline, draw to induce. We are attracted by one's appearance, drawn to his side. Compare ALLURE; ARRAY; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for DRIVE.

    allure, attract, drag, draw, entice, haul, incline, induce, lead, lure, pull, tug

    alienate, estrange, rebuff, reject, repel, repulse

    To draw water from or out of the well; draw the boat through the water, to the shore; draw air into the lungs; draw with cords of love; the wagon is drawn by horses, along the road, across the field, over the stones, through the woods, to the barn.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tow(n.)

    refuse flax, hards

  2. tow(v. a.)

    draw (as a vessel, through the water), haul, drag, draw, pull, take in tow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

towing, trailer, tug, towage, towline, tugboat, drag, trawl

Translations for TOW

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • remolcarCatalan, Valencian
  • vlečné lano, táhnout, vléciCzech
  • Abschleppen, Schleppen, Schlepper, SchlepptauGerman
  • ρυμουλκώGreek
  • remolque, remolcar, remolcadorSpanish
  • hinataFinnish
  • remorquer, tracter, remorquage, étoupeFrench
  • slaodScottish Gaelic
  • solear, abordelar, remolcarGalician
  • capecchioItalian
  • vilkšana, pakulas, vilcējs, virveLatvian
  • pārete, taki, pūngahungahu, ngai, tōMāori
  • trekkabel, sleeptouwDutch
  • holowanie, pakuły, holować, holPolish
  • reboque, rebocar, rebocadorPortuguese
  • stupăRomanian
  • тащи́ть, па́кля, буксиро́вочный трос, букси́р, тяну́ть, буксиро́вка, букси́ровать, тяга́чRussian
  • priadza, kúdeľ, vliecť, ťahaťSlovak
  • yedekte çekmekTurkish

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