(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. power, sway; jerk, wrench, tug; magnetism, gravity, attraction;slang, influence. — v. tug, wrench, haul, drag, draw; extract; row, paddle; tow. See extraction, exertion, traction.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of pulling]
Syn. tow, drag, haul, jerk, twitch, wrench, extraction, drawing, rending, tearing, uprooting, weeding, row, paddle; snake*, yank*.
2. [Exerted force]
Syn. work, strain, tug; see strength 1 .
3. [*Influence]
Syn. leverage, sway, weight, authority; see influence 2 .
1. [To exert force so as to move]
Syn. draw, drag, tug, haul, tow, lug, trail, attract, lure, stretch, strain, wrench, yank, tear, rend; see also draw 1 .
2. [To remove by pulling]
Syn. pick, extract, uproot, pluck out; see draw 1 , remove 1 .
3. [To incline]
Syn. slope, tend, move toward; see lean 1 .
Syn.- pull is the broad, general term of this list, meaning to exert force so as to cause to move toward or after the source of the force; draw suggests a smoother, more even motion than pull [ he drew his sword from its scabbard ] ; drag implies the slow pulling of something heavy, connoting Great resistance in the thing pulled [ she dragged the desk across the floor ] ; tug suggests strenuous, often intermittent effort in pulling but does not necessarily connote success in moving the object [ I tugged at the rope to no avail ] ; haul implies sustained effort in transporting something heavy, often mechanically [ to haul furniture in a truck ] ; tow implies pulling by means of a rope or cable [ to tow a stalled automobile ]
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. tug yank, tow, jerk.
2. influence clout, power, weight, sway, authority.
tug, yank, tow, wrench, drag, haul, jerk, pluck, remove, withdraw, extract, rip out.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force: drag, draw, haul, tow, tug. See PUSH. 2. To remove from a fixed position: extract, pluck, tear1. See PUT IN. 3. Informal. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action: allure, appeal, attract, draw, entice, lure, magnetize, take. See LIKE. II noun 1. The act of drawing or pulling a load: draft, drag, draw, haul, traction. See PUSH. 2. An inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette: drag, draw, puff. Slang: hit. See BREATH. 3. An act of drinking or the amount swallowed: draft, drink, potation, quaff, sip, sup, swill. Informal: swig. Slang: belt. See MOUTH. 4. Slang. The power to produce an effect by indirect means: influence, leverage, sway, weight. Informal: clout. See AFFECT. 5. Informal. The power or quality of attracting: allure, allurement, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, call, charisma, charm, draw, enchantment, enticement, fascination, glamour, lure, magnetism, witchery. See LIKE.

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