Synonyms of haul in English:

haul


See definition of haul

verb

1‘she hauled the laden basket up the slope’

SYNONYMS

drag, pull, tug, heave, hump, trail, draw, tow, manhandle

informal lug

North American informal schlep

archaic hale

ANTONYMS

push

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

SYNONYMS

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


noun

1‘the thieves were forced to abandon their haul’

SYNONYMS

booty, loot, plunder

spoils, stolen goods, gains, ill-gotten gains

informal swag, the goods, hot goods, boodle


Phrases

    haul someone over the coals

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

      SYNONYMS

      admonish, reprimand, rebuke, scold, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate, lambaste, 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

      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

      vulgar slang

      bollock, give someone a bollocking

      dated

      trim, rate, give someone a rating

      rare

      reprehend, objurgate

      ANTONYMS

      praise, commend, compliment