Hauled vs Haled - What's the difference?

hauled | haled |

As verbs the difference between hauled and haled

is that hauled is (haul) while haled is (hale).




  • (haul)

  • haul



    (en verb)
  • To carry something; to transport something, with a connotation that the item is heavy or otherwise difficult to move.
  • To pull or draw something heavy.
  • * Denham
  • Some dance, some haul the rope.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land.
  • To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen.
  • to haul logs to a sawmill
  • * Ulysses S. Grant
  • When I was seven or eight years of age, I began hauling all the wood used in the house and shops.
  • (nautical) To steer a vessel closer to the wind.
  • * Cook
  • I hauled up for it, and found it to be an island.
  • (nautical, of the wind) To shift fore (more towards the bow).
  • (figuratively) To pull.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=April 21 , author=Jonathan Jurejko , title=Newcastle 3-0 Stoke , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=The 26-year-old has proved a revelation since his £10m move from Freiburg, with his 11 goals in 10 matches hauling Newcastle above Spurs, who went down to Adel Taarabt's goal in Saturday's late kick-off at Loftus Road.}}
  • To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
  • Derived terms

    * haulable * haul down


    * (to steer closer to the wind) veer * (to shift aft) veer

    Derived terms

    * haulage * hauler * haulier * long-haul * longhauling


    (en noun)
  • A long drive, especially transporting/hauling heavy cargo.
  • An amount of something that has been taken, especially of fish or illegal loot.
  • The robber's haul was over thirty items.
    The trawler landed a ten-ton haul .
  • A pulling with force; a violent pull.
  • (ropemaking) A bundle of many threads, to be tarred.
  • Collectively, all of the products bought on a shopping trip.
  • A haul video
  • Anagrams

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  • (hale)
  • Anagrams




    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .


  • (archaic) Health, welfare.
  • * Spenser
  • All heedless of his dearest hale .

    Etymology 2

    Representing a Northern dialectal form of (etyl) .


  • Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • Last year we thought him strong and hale .
  • * 1883 , (Howard Pyle), (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • "Good morrow to thee, jolly fellow," quoth Robin, "thou seemest happy this merry morn."
    "Ay, that am I," quoth the jolly Butcher, "and why should I not be so? Am I not hale in wind and limb? Have I not the bonniest lass in all Nottinghamshire? And lastly, am I not to be married to her on Thursday next in sweet Locksley Town?"
    * unhale
    Usage notes
    * Now rather uncommon, except in the stock phrase "hale and hearty".

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) halen, from (etyl) haler, from (etyl) ‘upright beam on a loom’). Doublet of (l).


  • To drag, pull, especially forcibly.
  • * , II.6:
  • For I had beene vilely hurried and haled by those poore men, which had taken the paines to carry me upon their armes a long and wearysome way, and to say truth, they had all beene wearied twice or thrice over, and were faine to shift severall times.
  • * 1820 , (Percy Bysshe Shelley), , :
  • The wingless, crawling hours, one among whom / As some dark Priest hales the reluctant victim / Shall drag thee, cruel King, to kiss the blood.
  • *
  • He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance..
  • * 1992 , (Hilary Mantel), (A Place of Greater Safety) , Harper Perennial, 2007, page 262:
  • They will hale the King to Paris, and have him under their eye.


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