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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) tug

Synonyms: tug, jerk Definition: a sudden abrupt pull

Hypernyms: pull, pulling Definition: the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you Usage: the pull up the hill had him breathing harder; his strenuous pulling strained his back

Synonyms: tug, tugboat, towboat, tower Definition: a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Hypernyms: boat Definition: a small vessel for travel on water

Synonyms for (verb) tug

Synonyms: tug Definition: struggle in opposition Usage: She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts

Hypernyms: fight, contend, struggle Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country

Synonyms: tug Definition: pull hard Usage: The prisoner tugged at the chains; This movie tugs at the heart strings

Hypernyms: draw, draw in, pull, pull in, attract Definition: direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes Usage: Her good looks attract the stares of many men; The ad pulled in many potential customers; This pianist pulls huge crowds; The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers

Synonyms: tug Definition: pull or strain hard at Usage: Each oar was tugged by several men

Hypernyms: pull, force, draw Definition: cause to move by pulling Usage: draw a wagon; pull a sled

Synonyms: tug Definition: move by pulling hard Usage: The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: tote, tug, lug Definition: carry with difficulty Usage: You'll have to lug this suitcase

Hypernyms: transport, carry Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river

Synonyms: tug Definition: tow (a vessel) with a tug Usage: The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor

Hypernyms: tow Definition: drag behind Usage: Horses used to tow barges along the canal

Synonyms: labor, labour, push, tug, drive Definition: strive and make an effort to reach a goal Usage: She tugged for years to make a decent living; We have to push a little to make the deadline!; She is driving away at her doctoral thesis

Hypernyms: fight, struggle Definition: make a strenuous or labored effort Usage: She struggled for years to survive without welfare; He fought for breath