Hoist - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hoist.

  1. raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  2. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  3. give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
  1. the property of being large in mass
  2. lift or elevate
  3. test the weight of something by lifting it
  1. call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
  2. a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  3. cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
  4. the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  5. make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"
  6. the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
  7. take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"
  8. fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
  9. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  10. take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
  11. perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
  12. move upward; "The fog lifte
  1. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/11/2017 9:00am

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