Tug Meaning

There are 9 meaning(s) for word Tug

Tug Meaning 1 : a sudden abrupt pull

    Synonyms : jerk
Tug Meaning 2 : a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

    Synonyms : towboat,  tower,  tugboat
Tug Meaning 3 : carry with difficulty

    Synonyms : lug,  tote
Tug Meaning 4 : strive and make an effort to reach a goal

    Example : She tugged for years to make a decent living

    Synonyms : drive,  labor,  labour,  push
Tug Meaning 5 : move by pulling hard

    Example : The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud

Tug Meaning 6 : pull hard

    Example : The prisoner tugged at the chains,This movie tugs at the heart strings

Tug Meaning 7 : pull or strain hard at

    Example : Each oar was tugged by several men

Tug Meaning 8 : struggle in opposition

    Example : She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts

Tug Meaning 9 : tow (a vessel) with a tug

    Example : The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor

How to Pronounce Tug

  • təɡ