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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. Tug, tug: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tug: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tug: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tug: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tug: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tug, tug: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tug, tug: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tug: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Tug: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tug: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tug: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tug: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tug: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tug (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. tug: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tug: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. tug: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Tug (disambiguation), Tug (film), Tug: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. tug: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Tug: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. tug: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. tug: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. tug: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tug: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Tug: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. tug: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. tug: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. tug: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. tug: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. tug: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tug: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tug: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. tug: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. TUG: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. TUG: Three Letter Words with definitions [home, info]
  3. TUG, Tug: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. tug: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tug: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. T.U.G: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tug: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  2. Tug: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. Tug: A Gliding Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tug)

noun:  a sudden abrupt pull
noun:  a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
verb:  strive and make an effort to reach a goal ("She tugged for years to make a decent living")
verb:  struggle in opposition ("She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts")
verb:  pull hard ("The prisoner tugged at the chains")
verb:  pull or strain hard at ("Each oar was tugged by several men")
verb:  move by pulling hard ("The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud")
verb:  tow (a vessel) with a tug ("The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor")
verb:  carry with difficulty

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Words similar to tug:   drive, jerk, labor, labour, lug, push, tote, towboat, tugboat, tugged, tugger, tugging, haul, yank, more...

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