HyperDic: heft

English > 3 senses of the word heft:
VERBcontactheft, heave, heave up, heft uplift or elevate
contacthefttest the weight of something by lifting it
NOUNattributeheft, heftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, ponderositythe property of being large in mass
heft > pronunciation
Soundshheh'ft
Rhymesbereft ... theft: 6 rhymes with ehft...
English > heft: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being large in mass.
Synonymsheftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, ponderosity
Broaderheaviness, weightinessThe property of being comparatively great in weight
Spanishponderosidad
Adjectivesheftyof considerable weight and size
hefty(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight
English > heft: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningLift or elevate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsheave, heave up, heft up
NarrowerupheaveLift forcefully from beneath
weigh anchor, weigh the anchorheave up an anchor in preparation for sailing
Broaderlifttake hold of something and move it to a different location
English > heft: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTest the weight of something by lifting it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Entailslifttake hold of something and move it to a different location
Broaderweigh, librateDetermine the weight of
Spanishsopesar
Catalansopesar, sospesar

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