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Meaning & Definition of Lift in English

English

Lift

/lɪft/

noun

1. The act of giving temporary assistance

    synonym:
  • lift

2. The component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

    synonym:
  • aerodynamic lift
  • ,
  • lift

3. The event of something being raised upward

  • "An elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"
  • "A raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
    synonym:
  • elevation
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • raising

4. A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

    synonym:
  • lift
  • ,
  • rise

5. A powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

    synonym:
  • ski tow
  • ,
  • ski lift
  • ,
  • lift

6. A device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

    synonym:
  • lift

7. One of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

    synonym:
  • lift

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

    synonym:
  • elevator
  • ,
  • lift

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"
    synonym:
  • face lift
  • ,
  • facelift
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • face lifting
  • ,
  • cosmetic surgery
  • ,
  • rhytidectomy
  • ,
  • rhytidoplasty
  • ,
  • nip and tuck

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

    synonym:
  • airlift
  • ,
  • lift

11. A ride in a car

  • "He gave me a lift home"
    synonym:
  • lift

12. The act of raising something

  • "He responded with a lift of his eyebrow"
  • "Fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
    synonym:
  • lift
  • ,
  • raise
  • ,
  • heave

verb

1. Raise from a lower to a higher position

  • "Raise your hands"
  • "Lift a load"
    synonym:
  • raise
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • elevate
  • ,
  • get up
  • ,
  • bring up

2. Take hold of something and move it to a different location

  • "Lift the box onto the table"
    synonym:
  • lift

3. Move upwards

  • "Lift one's eyes"
    synonym:
  • lift
  • ,
  • raise

4. Move upward

  • "The fog lifted"
  • "The smoke arose from the forest fire"
  • "The mist uprose from the meadows"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • arise
  • ,
  • move up
  • ,
  • go up
  • ,
  • come up
  • ,
  • uprise

5. Make audible

  • "He lifted a war whoop"
    synonym:
  • lift

6. Cancel officially

  • "He revoked the ban on smoking"
  • "Lift an embargo"
  • "Vacate a death sentence"
    synonym:
  • revoke
  • ,
  • annul
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • countermand
  • ,
  • reverse
  • ,
  • repeal
  • ,
  • overturn
  • ,
  • rescind
  • ,
  • vacate

7. Make off with belongings of others

    synonym:
  • pilfer
  • ,
  • cabbage
  • ,
  • purloin
  • ,
  • pinch
  • ,
  • abstract
  • ,
  • snarf
  • ,
  • swipe
  • ,
  • hook
  • ,
  • sneak
  • ,
  • filch
  • ,
  • nobble
  • ,
  • lift

8. Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

  • "Hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
    synonym:
  • hoist
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • wind

9. Invigorate or heighten

  • "Lift my spirits"
  • "Lift his ego"
    synonym:
  • raise
  • ,
  • lift

10. Raise in rank or condition

  • "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
    synonym:
  • lift
  • ,
  • raise
  • ,
  • elevate

11. Take off or away by decreasing

  • "Lift the pressure"
    synonym:
  • lift

12. Rise up

  • "The building rose before them"
    synonym:
  • rise
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • rear

13. Pay off (a mortgage)

    synonym:
  • lift

14. Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech

  • Of intellectual property
    synonym:
  • plagiarize
  • ,
  • plagiarise
  • ,
  • lift

15. Take illegally

  • "Rustle cattle"
    synonym:
  • rustle
  • ,
  • lift

16. Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

  • "Food is airlifted into bosnia"
    synonym:
  • airlift
  • ,
  • lift

17. Take (root crops) out of the ground

  • "Lift potatoes"
    synonym:
  • lift

18. Call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

    synonym:
  • lift

19. Rise upward, as from pressure or moisture

  • "The floor is lifting slowly"
    synonym:
  • lift

20. Put an end to

  • "Lift a ban"
  • "Raise a siege"
    synonym:
  • lift
  • ,
  • raise

21. Remove (hair) by scalping

    synonym:
  • lift

22. Remove from a seedbed or from a nursery

  • "Lift the tulip bulbs"
    synonym:
  • lift

23. Remove from a surface

  • "The detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
    synonym:
  • lift

24. Perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

    synonym:
  • face-lift
  • ,
  • lift

Examples of using

We need about five men to lift these heavy cases.
It's too heavy to lift.
Tom's letter really gave me a lift.