- 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.
BrE BrE//heft//; NAmE NAmE//heft//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they heft
BrE BrE//heft//; NAmE NAmE//heft//he / she / it hefts
BrE BrE//hefts//; NAmE NAmE//hefts//past simple hefted
BrE BrE//ˈheftɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈheftɪd//past participle hefted
BrE BrE//ˈheftɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈheftɪd//-ing form hefting
BrE BrE//ˈheftɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈheftɪŋ//