Synonyms of yank in English:

yank

informal

verb

  • Gilbert yanked open the door to the office
    jerk, pull, tug, wrench, heave, haul, drag, tweak, twitch, pluck, snatch, seize, rip, tear, whisk, jolt, force
    informal whip
  • noun

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  • she gave his hat a sharp yank
    jerk, pull, tug, jolt, wrench, heave, tweak, twitch
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