lift

phonetic symbol: / lɪ́ft / 

lift - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of raising something
e.g.)
・he responded with a lift of his eyebrow
heave , raise

[ noun ]
■ a ride in a car
e.g.)
・he gave me a lift home

[ noun ]
■ transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
airlift

[ 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
e.g.)
・some actresses have more than one face lift
cosmetic surgery , face lift , face lifting , facelift , nip and tuck , rhytidectomy , rhytidoplasty

[ noun ]
■ the act of giving temporary assistance

[ 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
elevator

[ noun ]
■ one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

[ noun ]
■ a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

[ noun ]
■ a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
ski lift , ski tow

[ noun ]
■ a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
rise

[ noun ]
■ the event of something being raised upward
elevation , raising

[ noun ]
■ the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
aerodynamic lift

[ verb ]
■ perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
face-lift

[ verb ]
■ remove from a surface
e.g.)
・the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table

[ verb ]
■ take off or away by decreasing
e.g.)
・lift the pressure

[ verb ]
■ remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
e.g.)
・lift the tulip bulbs

[ verb ]
■ remove (hair) by scalping

[ verb ]
■ put an end to
e.g.)
・lift a ban
raise

[ verb ]
■ rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
e.g.)
・The floor is lifting slowly

[ verb ]
■ raise in rank or condition
e.g.)
・The new law lifted many people from poverty
elevate , raise

[ verb ]
■ invigorate or heighten
e.g.)
・lift my spirits
・lift his ego
raise

[ verb ]
■ call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

[ verb ]
■ cancel officially
e.g.)
・lift an embargo
annul , countermand , overturn , repeal , rescind , reverse , revoke , vacate

[ verb ]
■ make audible
e.g.)
・He lifted a war whoop

[ verb ]
■ take (root crops) out of the ground
e.g.)
・lift potatoes

[ verb ]
■ fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
e.g.)
・Food is airlifted into Bosnia
airlift

[ verb ]
■ raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
hoist , wind

[ verb ]
■ take hold of something and move it to a different location
e.g.)
・lift the box onto the table

[ verb ]
■ move upward
e.g.)
・The fog lifted
arise , come up , go up , move up , rise , uprise

[ verb ]
■ move upwards
e.g.)
・lift one's eyes
raise

[ verb ]
■ raise from a lower to a higher position
e.g.)
・Lift a load
bring up , elevate , get up , raise

[ verb ]
■ make off with belongings of others
abstract , cabbage , filch , hook , nobble , pilfer , pinch , purloin , snarf , sneak , swipe

[ verb ]
■ take illegally
rustle

[ verb ]
■ take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
■ of intellectual property
plagiarise , plagiarize

[ verb ]
■ pay off (a mortgage)

[ verb ]
■ rise up
rear , rise

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