Translation of hoist in Spanish:

hoist

levantar, v.

Pronunciation /hɔɪst//hɔɪst/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (lift)
    levantar
    alzar
    (sail) izar
    (flag) izar
    (flag) enarbolar
    he hoisted the sack onto his shoulder se echó el saco al hombro
    • Jake hoists himself up onto the hood of the car, stretching his long legs out in front of him.
    • I placed my foot onto one of the knotholes on the trunk and hoisted myself up.
    • And, as any traveler knows, it's also a good movement to do to avoid straining your back or shoulders when hoisting a heavy bag into a small overhead compartment.
    • She looked so sweet like that, hoisting herself up onto the bed, and then sitting with her legs sticking straight out in front of her.
    • He managed to grab the sheep and secure it with a rope around its horns allowing inspector Hall to hoist the animal over the bank to safety.
    • The giant bagel weighed 394 kilograms, measured 1.8 metres in diameter and required a small crane to hoist it out of its custom-built oven.
    • With no side access to the property, a crane was used to hoist sections of the framework over the shell and into the patio, which was used as a staging area for the assembly and installation.
    • The one crane I saw in the streets of Baghdad was hoisting an advertising billboard.
    • The band played the hymns at the 10 o'clock Mass at the church and the flags were hoisted afterwards.
    • In New York City, cranes are prohibited from hoisting materials or equipment over city streets.
    • The stadium rose as a marching band triumphantly played the anthem and guards hoisted the national flag.
    • She grabbed onto the girl's arms, and hoisted her up behind her.
    • To get started, you'll hoist your pack and hike toward the Root Glacier.
    • He released my arm, hoisted himself onto the horse, and pulled me up after him.
    • ‘Yeah, I've got it,’ I answered, hoisting myself up and over the edge and back onto solid ground.
    • It was about four feet high, the perfect height for small people to hoist themselves onto.
    • A group of paramedics hoisted me up onto a stretcher and then into an ambulance.
    • Weighing two-and-a-half tonnes, it was hoisted over the house by crane and then the builder put the roof on.
    • He pulled himself up next to her, hoisting her onto his lap.
    • Jeffers apprenticed himself to the home's contractors, then built Hawk Tower by hand, using ropes to hoist boulders from the cove below.
    • Ian hoisted himself onto the countertop and looked around in amazement at the high ceilings.
    • The vet said the best way to help him is to use an industrial winch - like the ones used to hoist engines from cars - to stand the eight-stone pig upright.
    • He hoisted her up onto the front of the horse in front of himself, holding her securely as he rode out of the river.
    • Motorists face delays this weekend as two giant cranes hoist a new bridge onto the M60.
    • She cleared the weight to her shoulders but could not hoist it overhead.
    • The smaller of the two, Joe, was hoisted onto his father's shoulders by his mother.
    • The company beat out rhythms with their canes, hoisting them overhead and twirling them in unison, their footwork crisp in Morse code mode.
    • When they finally boarded the airplane, Della tried to hoist her small suitcase into the overhead compartment, but she could hardly lift it.
    • A spare breathing apparatus was hoisted to the roof and the girls took turns using it until they could be carried out through a window.
    • The disused temporary school building has already been brought from Bridlington to York, and leaders are preparing to bring in engineers and a crane to hoist the four-part structure into place.
    • He ordered him and another sailor to hoist the American flag.
    • Just four weeks before the start of the festival 25 volunteers hoisted the arch into place using ropes.
    • Clutching onto the arm of the sofa, I hoisted myself up and ran down the hall to the bathroom.
    • In the United States, it is stipulated by law that public institutions such as schools will hoist the national flag.
    • When conditions finally permitted, it was all hands on deck as we formed teams heaving on a forest of ropes to hoist the huge sails.
    • At the shrine he was hoisted onto a kneeler, where he prayed before the ivy-covered grotto.
    • To register their protest, students hoisted black flags in the University premises.
    • The highest cabins will require an extension to the present crane to hoist them to Deck 12.
    • He nodded, hoisting himself onto the bunk and motioning for me to toss him the extra pillow.
    • Final victory came for Russia when Soviet soldiers hoisted the red flag over the Berlin Reichstag in April 1945.
  • 2USinformal

    (drink)
    he had hoisted a few había estado empinando el codo informal

noun

  • 1

    (elevator) montacargas masculine
    (crane, derrick) grúa feminine
    (winch) torno masculine
    (winch) cabrestante masculine
    (winch) cabria feminine
  • 2

    (action)
    to give sb a hoist aupar a algn
    • they gave me a hoist onto the wall me auparon / me subieron al muro