lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
hoist, lift, wind(verb)
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
"hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
nose, hook, rise, nobble, wind, meander, cabbage, vacate, hoist, thread, wrap, twist, annul, elevate, uprise, lift, go up, roll, pinch, twine, plagiarize, arise, abstract, rescind, come up, bring up, plagiarise, pilfer, filch, wander, purloin, snarf, overturn, repeal, weave, curve, raise, scent, sneak, get up, run up, wind up, move up, wreathe, swipe, reverse, airlift, revoke, rear, face-lift, rustle, countermand
move from one place to another by lifting
"They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
hoist, run up(verb)
"hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
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How to use Hoist in a sentence?
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
We are now trying to get the waiver from the FSDO, but feel this bureaucratic process is designed to force us to just keep the baby on the ground, instead of floating it in the air, it's ridiculous that we have to contact the FAA to hoist a balloon two feet off the ground.
I see that old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.
For 'tis the sport to have the engineer hoist with his own petard...
We certainly do hoist rescues, we do med-evacs, we search for snipers, we do aerial coordination, we do all of those things, but at Navy Yard, we had to do all those things at once, and that was a huge challenge.
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- hissarCatalan, Valencian
- hochziehen, hissenGerman
- nosturi, tangonreuna, etuliikki, nostaa, nostolaite, korkeus, noustaFinnish
- togScottish Gaelic
- paranco, elevare, alzareItalian
- hijsen, ophijsen, optillenDutch
- podnosić, podnieść, wciągnąć, wciągaćPolish
- подъёмник, поднимать, поднять, водрузить, водружатьRussian
- podnimiti, поднимити, uzdignuti, подигнути, pridignuti, придигнути, уздигнути, podignutiSerbo-Croatian
- vztýčiť, zdvihnúťSlovak
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