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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heft, heftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, ponderosity(noun)

    the property of being large in mass

    Antonyms:
    unsectarian, nonsectarian

  2. heave, heave up, heft, heft up(verb)

    lift or elevate

  3. heft(verb)

    test the weight of something by lifting it

Wiktionary

  1. heft(verb)

    Synonyms:
    hoist

  2. heft(verb)

    To lift up; especially, to lift something heavy

    He hefted the sack of concrete into the truck.

    Synonyms:
    hoist

  3. heft(verb)

    To test the weight of something by lifting it.

    A quality hammer should have good balance and heft.

    Synonyms:
    hoist

  4. heft(verb)

    To become accustomed and attached to an area of mountain pasture.

    Synonyms:
    hoist

  5. heft(verb)

    past participle of to heave

    Synonyms:
    hoist

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    handle

  2. heft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [colloquial, U. S.] weight

  3. heft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [colloquial, U. S.] bulk, greater part

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How to use heft in a sentence?

  1. R. Buckminster Fuller:

    Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - "which is the mostest? which is the leastest?" They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: the heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.

  2. Travis Fairweather:

    While fireworks and exploding targets can be fun, they can also come with a heft price tag if you inadvertently start a wildfire.

  3. Emily Dickinson:

    There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes--

  4. Eliot Cohen:

    Normally the deputy secretary is 'Mr. or Ms. Inside,' and a lot of that is procurement and acquisition and that sort of things, of course, he carries particular heft as a retired four-star [general], so it may be easier for him to simply push through those changes.

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