Synonyms of yank in English:

yank


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verb

1‘Gilbert yanked open the door to the office’

SYNONYMS
jerk, pull, tug, wrench, heave, haul, drag, tweak, twitch, pluck, snatch, seize, rip, tear, whisk, jolt, force
whip

noun

1‘she gave his hat a sharp yank’

SYNONYMS
jerk, pull, tug, jolt, wrench, heave, tweak, twitch