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1. hoist

verb. ['ˈhɔɪst'] raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help.

Synonyms

  • trice up
  • elevate
  • bring up
  • trice
  • get up
  • wind
  • lift

Antonyms

  • descent
  • decrease
  • level
  • worsen

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Rhymes with Hoist

  • rejoiced
  • benoist
  • voiced
  • moist
  • joist
  • foist

Sentences with hoist


1. Verb, base form
Then, they will hoist it onto the cabinet and slide it into position.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Support the front of the engine from above with an engine hoist.

3. Adjective
If the oil in the cylinder is low or contaminated, hoist movement may be erratic or inadequate.

Quotes about hoist


1. Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
- H.L. Mencken, Prejudices: First Series

2. So, when on one side you hoist in Locke's head, you go over that way; but now, on the other side, hoist in Kant's and you come back again; but in very poor plight. Thus, some minds for ever keep trimming boat. Oh, ye foolish! throw all these thunder-heads overboard, and then you will float light and right.
- Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

2. hoist

verb. ['ˈhɔɪst'] raise.

Synonyms

  • elevate
  • run up
  • bring up
  • get up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • begin
  • divide
  • start

3. hoist

verb. ['ˈhɔɪst'] move from one place to another by lifting.

Synonyms

  • elevate
  • bring up
  • get up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undress
  • sit down

4. hoist

noun. ['ˈhɔɪst'] lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects.

Synonyms

  • lifting device
  • wheel and axle
  • headgear

Antonyms

  • fall
  • curse
  • bless
  • demote
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