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Synonyms for hoist

Synonyms for hoist

to move (something) to a higher position

an instance of lifting or being lifted

Synonyms for hoist

lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

move from one place to another by lifting


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All sails were now hoisted, and at noon the Tankadere was within forty-five miles of Shanghai.
As fast as the prisoners came over the rail they were marshalled forward to the forecastle by our hunters, while our sailors hoisted in the boats, pell-mell, dropping them anywhere upon the deck and not stopping to lash them.
LAHORE: Pakistani flag was hoisted on a 200-foot-high tower at the Ganda Singh Wala border,which the country shares with its eastern neighbour India.
LAHORE -- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday at 12:00am hoisted the world's 8th largest and South Asia's largest flag at Wagha Border on the eve of the 70th Independence Day.
To this, 59% said they participated in hoisting flag at home, 26% said they hoisted flag on cycle, motor cycle/car, 16% said they participated in a rally, while 59% said they watched special programs on television.
After being hoisted aboard the two aircraft, the crew members were taken to Portsmouth Naval Hospital for treatment.
A discharger lifting frame allows the entire unit, with or without bulk bag in place, to be hoisted from a single lift point by plant cranes having 5,000 lb.
LAHORE: Pakistani flag was hoisted on a 200 feet high tower at the Ganda Singh Wala border, that the country shares with its eastern neighbour, India.
Mahmood Ahmad, Acting Vice Chancellor hoisted the flag.