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Lift — synonyms, definition

1. lift (Noun) Brit

28 synonyms
aerodynamic lift bail cosmetic surgery crane derrick elevation elevator face lift face lifting facelift handle hoist hoop increase inflate jack up lift up nip and tuck pulleys raise • • •
12 definitions

lift (Noun) — The act of giving temporary assistance.

lift (Noun) — The component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity.

lift (Noun) — The event of something being raised upward.

lift (Noun) — A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground.

lift (Noun) — A powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill.

lift (Noun) — A device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg.

lift (Noun) — One of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot.

lift (Noun) — 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.

lift (Noun) — 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. ex. "some actresses have more than one face lift"

lift (Noun) — Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable).

lift (Noun) — A ride in a car. ex. "he gave me a lift home"

lift (Noun) — The act of raising something. ex. "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"

27 types of
actuation aerodynamic force aid anaplasty ascension ascent assist assistance bed conveyance device drive help layer lifting device moving ridge plastic surgery propulsion reconstructive surgery ride • • •
14 types
Berlin airlift Paternoster chair lift chairlift dumbwaiter food elevator freight elevator ground effect nose job rhinoplasty rope tow service elevator surface lift top lift
2 parts
car elevator car
3 parts of
building edifice heel

2. lift (Verb) Brit

85 synonyms
abstract airlift animate annul appropriate arise ascend aspire boost bring up build up cabbage carry climb come up construct cop countermand dismantle drag • • •
24 definitions

lift (Verb) — Take from a lower to a higher position. ex. "Lift a load"

lift (Verb) — Take hold of something and move it to a different location. ex. "lift the box onto the table"

lift (Verb) — Cause to move upwards. ex. "lift one's eyes"

lift (Verb) — Move upward. ex. "The fog lifted"

lift (Verb) — Make audible. ex. "He lifted a war whoop"

lift (Verb) — Cancel officially. ex. "lift an embargo"

lift (Verb) — Make off with belongings of others.

lift (Verb) — Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help. ex. "lift the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

lift (Verb) — Invigorate or heighten. ex. "lift his ego" ex. "lift my spirits"

lift (Verb) — Increase in condition, wealth, quality of life, etc.. ex. "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

lift (Verb) — Take off or away by decreasing. ex. "lift the pressure"

lift (Verb) — Become or appear high or tall. ex. "The building lifted before them"

lift (Verb) — Pay off (a mortgage).

lift (Verb) — (crime) take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property. ex. "Technology can be used to cheat or lift"

lift (Verb) — (crime) take illegally. ex. "lift cattle"

lift (Verb) — Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means. ex. "Food is lifted into Bosnia"

lift (Verb) — Take (root crops) out of the ground. ex. "lift potatoes"

lift (Verb) — Call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs.

lift (Verb) — Rise upward, as from pressure or moisture. ex. "The floor is lifting slowly"

lift (Verb) — Put an end to. ex. "lift a ban"

lift (Verb) — Remove (hair) by scalping.

lift (Verb) — Remove from a seedbed or from a nursery. ex. "lift the tulip bulbs"

lift (Verb) — Remove from a surface. ex. "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

lift (Verb) — Perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face.

43 types of
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65 types
ascend bubble chandelle chin chin up climb climb up come up crib dignify erect exalt fork gather up get up go back on go up heave heave up heft • • •
1 see also
lift up