Synonyms of haul in English:


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1‘she hauled the laden basket up the slope’

drag, pull, tug, heave, hump, trail, draw, tow, manhandle
informal lug
North American informal schlep
archaic hale


2‘a contract to haul coal over a five-year period’

transport, convey, cart, carry, ship, ferry, move, shift, take


1‘the thieves were forced to abandon their haul’

booty, loot, plunder
spoils, stolen goods, gains, ill-gotten gains
informal swag, the goods, hot goods, boodle


    haul someone over the coals

    ‘he can expect to be hauled over the coals for criticizing his club’

    admonish, reprimand, rebuke, scold, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate, lambast, berate, reproach, lecture, criticize, take to task, pull up, read the Riot Act to, give a piece of one's mind to
    informal tell off, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, bawl out, pitch into, lay into, lace into, blow up, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap over the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, send someone away with a flea in their ear, let someone have it, give someone hell
    British informal tick off, have a go at, carpet, monster, tear someone off a strip, give someone a mouthful, give someone what for, give someone some stick, give someone a wigging
    North American informal chew out, ream out
    British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking, tear someone a new arsehole, rip someone a new arsehole
    North American vulgar slang tear someone a new asshole, rip someone a new asshole
    dated trim, rate, give someone a rating
    rare reprehend, objurgate

    praise, commend, compliment