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Synonyms for hoisthɔɪst 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"

    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

  3. hoist(verb)

    move from one place to another by lifting

    "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"

    wind, run up, lift

  4. hoist, run up(verb)


    "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"

    sew, chalk up, hoist, wind, lift, run up, stitch, sew together

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoist(v. a.)

    raise, lift, elevate, heave, raise up

  2. hoist(n.)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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

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