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  Definition of hoist
  1. lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
  2. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  3. raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"
  4. move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
Similar Words: lift, wind, run up

 

Hyponyms: block and tackle, headgear, wheel and axle, trice, trice up

 

Derivational Morphology: lift, wind, raise, heave, elevator, ski tow, ski lift, hoister

 

 
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