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winch

Synonyms of winch in English:

noun

  • 1 the winch was once used to haul goods and furniture into the building
    crane, derrick, hoist, davit, windlass, tackle, block and tackle, lifting gear, hoisting gear, system of pulleys, sheave;
    Nautical  sheerlegs
  • verb

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  • 1 the crew were winched to safety along the rope
    haul, pull, drag, hoist, crane, lift, tug, heave, trail, draw, tow, manhandle
    archaic hale
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