Translation of "hoist" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /hɔɪst/ us

to lift something heavy, sometimes using ropes or a machine

levantar, alzar
A helicopter hoisted the final section of the bridge into place.
With some difficulty he hoisted her onto his shoulders.
I scrabbled for a handhold and hoisted myself up.
hoist a flag

to raise a flag to the top of a pole using a rope


(Translation of “hoist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /hoist/

to lift (something heavy)

levantar, subir
She hoisted the sack onto her back
He hoisted the child up on to his shoulders.

to raise or lift by means of some apparatus, a rope etc

The cargo was hoisted on to the ship
They hoisted the flag.

(Translation of “hoist” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)