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hoist

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hoist

  1. 1 to lift with effort dockworkers hoisted all 164 barrels of molasses out of the ship's hold when it arrived in port Synonyms of hoist boost, heft, heave, jack (up), upheaveWords Related to hoist elevate, hike, pick up, raise, rear, up, uplift, upraise, uprearNear Antonyms of hoist depress, drop, lower; sink, submerge, submerse

  2. 2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position hoisted the flag on the flagpole Synonyms of hoist boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, raise, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, take up, up, uphold, uplift, upraiseWords Related to hoist ascend, mount, rise; rear, upendNear Antonyms of hoist descend, dip, fall, pitch, plunge, slip; bear, depress, press, push; sink, submergeAntonyms of hoist drop, lower

  3. 3 to swallow in liquid form I have time to hoist a couple beers before heading home Synonyms of hoist belt (down), gulp, guzzle, drink, imbibe, knock back, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), slurp, sup, swig, swill, toss (down or off)Words Related to hoist lap, lick, suck; consume, down, ingurgitate, kill, mouth (down), put away; nip, tipple; pledge, toast, wine



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