What is another word for hoist?

Synonyms for hoist
hɔɪst or, sometimes, haɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoist(verb)

    lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects

  2. hoist, lift, wind(verb)

    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. hoist(verb)

    move from one place to another by lifting

    "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"

    Synonyms:
    wind, run up, lift

  4. hoist, run up(verb)

    raise

    "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoist(v. a.)

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

  2. hoist(n.)

    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. Tighe Barry:

    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.

  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. 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.

  4. Henry Louis Mencken:

    Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.

  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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