Detailed Translations for tug from English to French


to tug verb (tugs, tugged, tugging)

  1. to tug (pull)
    – pull hard 1
    arracher; donner une secousse; tirer fort
    • arracher verb (arrache, arraches, arrachons, arrachez, )
    • tirer fort verb
  2. to tug (lug; drag)
    amarrer; tirer sur la corde
    • amarrer verb (amarre, amarres, amarrons, amarrez, )

Conjugations for tug:

  1. tug
  2. tug
  3. tugs
  4. tug
  5. tug
  6. tug
simple past
  1. tugged
  2. tugged
  3. tugged
  4. tugged
  5. tugged
  6. tugged
present perfect
  1. have tugged
  2. have tugged
  3. has tugged
  4. have tugged
  5. have tugged
  6. have tugged
past continuous
  1. was tugging
  2. were tugging
  3. was tugging
  4. were tugging
  5. were tugging
  6. were tugging
  1. shall tug
  2. will tug
  3. will tug
  4. shall tug
  5. will tug
  6. will tug
continuous present
  1. am tugging
  2. are tugging
  3. is tugging
  4. are tugging
  5. are tugging
  6. are tugging
  1. be tugged
  2. be tugged
  3. be tugged
  4. be tugged
  5. be tugged
  6. be tugged
  1. tug!
  2. let's tug!
  3. tugged
  4. tugging
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

tug [the ~] noun

  1. the tug
    le traîneur; le remorqueur

Translation Matrix for tug:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
remorqueur tug trawler; tug-boat
traîneur tug
- jerk; towboat; tower; tugboat
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
amarrer drag; lug; tug anchor; fasten; fasten to a rope; fix; moor; tie down; tie up
arracher pull; tug blow down; break down; break up; demolish; destroy; dig up; drag down; draw apart; extort; get down; lift; make off with; pilfer; pinch off; pluck; provoke; pull down; pull off; pull out; push over; rend; rip; rip off; snatch; snatch away; snatch off; steal; take down; tear apart; tear down; tear loose; tear off; tear out; tear to pieces; tear to shreds; tear up; tease; turn out; wreck
donner une secousse pull; tug
tirer fort pull; tug
tirer sur la corde drag; lug; tug
- drive; labor; labour; lug; push; tote

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Synonyms for "tug":

Related Definitions for "tug":

  1. a sudden abrupt pull1
    • He gave the rope a quick tug.2
  2. a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships1
    • The tug pulled the barge into the harbor.2
  3. struggle in opposition1
    • She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts1
  4. pull hard1
    • The prisoner tugged at the chains1
    • This movie tugs at the heart strings1
  5. pull or strain hard at1
    • Each oar was tugged by several men1
  6. move by pulling hard1
    • The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud1
  7. carry with difficulty1
  8. tow (a vessel) with a tug1
    • The tugboat tugged the freighter into the harbor1
  9. strive and make an effort to reach a goal1
    • She tugged for years to make a decent living1

Wiktionary Translations for tug:

  1. to pull repeatedly
  2. to tow by tugboat
  1. sudden pull
  1. Bâtiment qui remorque.
  1. Tirer une personne à diverses reprises
  2. mouvoir vers soi, amener vers soi ou après soi.

Cross Translation:
tug remorqueur Schlepper — kleines Schiff zur Unterstützung größerer Schiffe
tug remorquer bugsieren — (transitiv), Seefahrt: ein Schiff durch Lotsen ins Schlepptau nehmen und an einen bestimmten Ort schleppen

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