Sinhala Dictionary definitions for tug

tug 🔊 /tʌˈg/

tug : මහත් තරඟය

tug : අලියා බෝට්ටුව

tug : අදිනවා

tug : ඇදගෙන යනවා

tug : කඹ ඇඳීම

tug : වැරෙන් ගස්සා ඇදීම

tug : මහත් වීර්යයෙන් අදිනවා

tug definition

Transitive verb.

  1. To pull or draw with great effort; to draw along with continued exertion; to haul along; to tow; as, to tug a loaded cart; to tug a ship into port.
  2. To pull; to pluck.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To pull with great effort; to strain in labor; as, to tug at the oar; to tug against the stream.
  2. To labor; to strive; to struggle.


  1. A pull with the utmost effort, as in the athletic contest called tug of war; a supreme effort.
  2. A sort of vehicle, used for conveying timber and heavy articles.
  3. A small, powerful steamboat used to tow vessels; -- called also steam tug, tugboat, and towboat.
  4. A trace, or drawing strap, of a harness.
  5. An iron hook of a hoisting tub, to which a tackle is affixed.