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