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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
bob, clutch, evulse, flick, flip, flirt, flounce, grab, hitch, jerk, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, jolt, lug, lurch, pluck, pull, snake, snap, snatch, start, sudden pull, tear, tug, tweak, twitch, vellicate, wrench, yerk
Dictionary Results for Yank:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: an American who lives in the North (especially during the
         American Civil War) [syn: Yankee, Yank, Northerner]
    2: an American (especially to non-Americans) [syn: Yankee,
       Yank, Yankee-Doodle]
    v 1: pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle
         and jerked the door open" [syn: yank, jerk]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Yank \Yank\, n. [Cf. Scot. yank a sudden and severe blow.]
   A jerk or twitch. [Colloq. U. S.]
   [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Yank \Yank\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Yanked; p. pr. & vb. n.
   To twitch; to jerk. [Colloq. U. S.]
   [1913 Webster]

4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Yank \Yank\, n.
   An abbreviation of Yankee. [Slang]
   [1913 Webster]

5. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018)

    (From the colloquial meaning "to pull suddenly") To
   insert a copy of some saved text at the current position in a
   document being edited.

   The term is used in the Unix text editors GNU Emacs and
   vi but "paste" is more common elsewhere.

   [Used elsewhere?]


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