heft definition

  • noun:
    • Weight; heaviness; volume.
    • Weight.
    • Heaviness, the feel of fat.
    • a bit of mountain pasture to which a farm pet is hefted.
    • An animal that has been hefted thus.
    • Poor symptom in sheep caused by mineral deficiency.
    • identical to haft, n.
    • The act or effort of heaving; violent stress or exertion.
    • Weight; ponderousness.
    • vast majority or majority of something.
    • several sheets of paper fastened collectively, in terms of a notebook; in addition, part of a serial book.
    • Same as haft.
    • The work of heaving or retching; violent strain or exertion; effort.
    • Weight; heaviness.
    • The greater or weightier section of such a thing; most; the gist.
    • Need; emergency.
    • Command; discipline.
    • A dwelling; a place of residence.
    • A note-book.
    • part or number of a serial book, as of a magazine; a division of a work that will be becoming given in components.
    • the property to be large in size
  • verb-transitive:
    • To raise (some thing) to assess or calculate its fat.
    • To hoist (anything); heave.
    • To heave up; to boost aloft.
    • To prove or decide to try the weight of by raising.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To have certain body weight; weigh.
  • verb:
    • To lift up; especially, to carry something heavy.
    • To test the extra weight of something by raising it.
    • (of a farm pet, specially a flock of sheep) to be accustomed and attached to an area of mountain pasture.
    • past participle of to heave.
    • raise or elevate
    • test the weight of something by raising it
  • others:
    • To heave up.
    • To try the extra weight of.
    • To consider.
    • An early modern-day English preterit and past participle of heave.
    • To dwell.
    • To familiarize with a place or a jobs; connect or cause to become affixed by lengthy usage.

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