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heft

noun

1 heft

The property of being large in mass.

synonyms: heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, ponderousness.

Roget 633: machinery, mechanism, engineering.    instrument, organ, tool, implement, utensil, machine, engine, lathe, gin, mill; air engine, ... show more

Roget 686: exertion, effort, strain, tug, pull, stress, throw, stretch, struggle, spell, spurt, spirt; stroke of work, stitch of work.    ... show more

Dutch: gewicht, gewichtigheid



verb

1 heft

Lift or elevate.

synonyms: heave, heave up, heft up.

2 heft

Test the weight of something by lifting it.

Dutch: wikken


Moby thesaurus: avoirdupois, balance, be heavy, beef, beefiness, boost, buoy up, carry weight, cast up, counterbalance, deadweight, elevate, erect, escalate, fatness, gravity, gross weight, have weight, heave, heaviness ... show more.

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