What is another word for hoist?

Synonyms for hoist
hɔɪst or, sometimes, haɪsthoist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoistverb

    lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects

  2. hoist, lift, windverb

    raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

    "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

    Synonyms:
    nose, hook, rise, nobble, wind, meander, cabbage, vacate, 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

  3. hoistverb

    move from one place to another by lifting

    "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"

    Synonyms:
    wind, run up, lift

  4. hoist, run upverb

    raise

    "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"

    Synonyms:
    sew, chalk up, wind, lift, run up, stitch, sew together

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoistverb

    Synonyms:
    raise, lift, elevate, heave, raise up

  2. hoistnoun

    Synonyms:
    lift

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hoist":

    winch, riser, lift, hanger, lifter, lifting, elevation

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How to use hoist in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    For 'tis the sport to have the engineer hoist with his own petard...

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    There comes a time when a man must spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats.

  3. Douglas MacArthur:

    I see that old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.

  4. Ken Burchell:

    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.

  5. Sandy Todd Webster:

    This is not your mother's resistance band training protocol, i was able to hoist my own body weight up and feel success immediately.


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