Synonyms of tug in English:

tug


See definition of tug

verb

1‘Benjamin tugged at her sleeve’

SYNONYMS
pull, pluck
tweak, twitch, jerk, wrench, wrest
grab, clutch, catch hold of
informal yank

2‘she tugged him towards the door’

SYNONYMS
drag, pull, draw, haul, heave, tow, trail
informal lug

noun

1‘the ropes still held but one good tug would do it’

SYNONYMS
pull, jerk, wrench, heave
informal yank