- 1heft something (+ adv./prep.) to lift or carry something heavy from one position to another The two men hefted the box into the car.
- 2heft something to lift or hold something in order to estimate its weight Anna took the old sword and hefted it in her hands.
NAmE//hɛft//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they heft
he / she / it hefts
past simple hefted
-ing form hefting