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1. crawl

verb. ['ˈkrɔl'] move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground.

Synonyms

  • creep
  • formicate
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

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Example sentences of the word crawl


1. Noun, singular or mass
If necessary, grab a flashlight and crawl under the vehicle to look for it.

2. Verb, base form
You have desired to crawl out of your own skin at times.

3. Adjective
Measure the opening in your crawl space with a measuring tape.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Instead, they crawl down into it, and feast on and breed in debris clogged in the drain.

Quotes containing the word crawl


1. If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

2. Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou

3. You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
- Rumi

2. pub-crawl

verb. go from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk.

Synonyms

  • bar hop
  • booze
  • drink

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • orderliness
  • order
  • dishonor

3. crawl

verb. ['ˈkrɔl'] feel as if crawling with insects.

Antonyms

  • back

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

4. crawl

noun. ['ˈkrɔl'] a very slow movement.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • extension
  • descend

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

5. crawl

verb. ['ˈkrɔl'] show submission or fear.

Synonyms

  • grovel
  • creep
  • bend
  • cringe
  • flex
  • cower

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

6. crawl

verb. ['ˈkrɔl'] swim by doing the crawl; they often don't know how to crawl".

Antonyms

  • converge

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

7. crawl

verb. ['ˈkrɔl'] be full of.

Synonyms

  • teem
  • swarm

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

8. crawl

noun. ['ˈkrɔl'] a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body.

Synonyms

  • creep
  • creeping
  • travel
  • crawling

Antonyms

  • ride
  • unbend
  • straight line
  • stand still

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)

9. crawl

noun. ['ˈkrɔl'] a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick.

Synonyms

  • Australian crawl
  • front crawl
  • flutter kick

Antonyms

  • recede
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • crawlen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • krafla (Old Norse)
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