Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hoist

1 sense of hoist

Sense 1
hoist -- (lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects)
       => lifting device -- (a device for lifting heavy loads)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hoist

3 senses of hoist

Sense 1
hoist, lift, wind -- (raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Sense 2
hoist -- (move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Sense 3
hoist, run up -- (raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

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