Crawl synonyms

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To move slowly
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To be nice to someone or apologize in the hope of securing something.
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To have a tingling sensation, made by or as if by things moving stealthily:
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(Intransitive) To walk or move slowly and heavily or laboriously (+ on, through, over).
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To move like an insect
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To move slowly
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(Baseball) To hit (a ball) in executing a drag bunt
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To put a poke on.
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(Informal) To wait; to falter; to avoid proceeding through reluctance.
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To fall, move, or stay behind; loiter; linger
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To try to gain favor by acting servilely; cringe and flatter
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(Intransitive) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.
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(Informal) To pull quickly
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(Nautical) To fill in the contlines of a rope before parcelling and serving.
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The motion of something that crawls.
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a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
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A style of swimming where the swimmer is face-down in the water and moves the arms in alternating overhead strokes.
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To cringe is to draw back or to move your face or body in order to shrink from danger or fear.
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Wriggle is defined as to twist and turn, or to get in or out of a situation using unfavorable actions.
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(US) To dawdle; to be lazy or idle; to avoid necessary work or effort.
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Pen is defined as to write something using pen and ink.
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To slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface:
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So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
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To play or relax in water:
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To be stocked to overflowing.
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To move with a twisting or contorted motion:
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Bristle means to stand like a stiff hair or to show anger.
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(Intransitive) To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.
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To flow over or across; flood
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To teem with; to be filled with.
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To fill with a swarm; crowd; throng
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(Idiomatic) A very slow pace.
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To be disposed of by sale:
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To a sound degree; deeply:
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In a pretentious or boastful way:
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(Obsolete) To enrich.
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To feel fear; be afraid
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(Scots) To be pleased.
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(US) the front crawl swimming stroke.
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To cringe in fear.
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To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
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To move like an insect
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To move like an insect
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To move like an insect
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To move like an insect
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To move like an insect
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To move by inches or degrees; move very slowly
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To have something in great numbers or amounts. Often used with in or with :
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Synonym Study

  • Figuratively, crawl connotes slowness, abjectness, or servility and creep connotes slow, stealthy, or insinuating progress
  • Crawl and creep are often used interchangeably, but crawl, in its strict usage, suggests movement by dragging the prone body along the ground a snake crawls and creep suggests movement, often furtive, on all fours the cat crept up the stairs
Find another word for crawl. In this page you can discover 64 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crawl, like: go at a snail's pace, grovel, creep, plod, worm along, inch along, drag, poke, hang-back, lag and fawn.