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'lift' - used as a noun
1. the act of giving temporary assistance
2. the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
3. the event of something being raised upward
4. a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
5. a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
6. a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
7. one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
8. lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
9. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
some actresses have more than one face lift
10. transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
11. a ride in a car
he gave me a lift home
12. the act of raising something
he responded with a lift of his eyebrow

'lift' - used as a verb
13. raise from a lower to a higher position
Lift a load
14. take hold of something and move it to a different location
lift the box onto the table
15. move upwards
lift one's eyes
16. move upward
The fog lifted
17. make audible
He lifted a war whoop
18. annul by recalling or rescinding
lift an embargo
19. make off with belongings of others
20. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
21. invigorate or heighten
lift my spirits
lift his ego
22. raise in rank or condition
The new law lifted many people from poverty
23. take off or away by decreasing
lift the pressure
24. rise up
25. pay off (a mortgage)
26. take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
27. take illegally
28. fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
29. take (root crops) out of the ground
lift potatoes
30. call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
31. rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
The floor is lifting slowly
32. put an end to
lift a ban
33. remove (hair) by scalping
34. remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
lift the tulip bulbs
35. remove from a surface
the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table
36. perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

derived forms
1. Lift / Plural
lifts
2. Lift / Past
lifted
3. Lift / Third Person
lifts
4. Lift / Present Participle
lifting
Variations of 'lift'
 
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