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Meaning: LIFT

1(n)the act of giving temporary assistance
Type: 'noun.act'
2(n)the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
Type: 'noun.phenomenon'
Synonym: aerodynamic lift,
3(n)the event of something being raised upward
Type: 'noun.event'
Usage: 'an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon'
Usage: 'a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity'
Synonym: elevation, raising,
4(n)a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
Type: 'noun.event'
Synonym: rise,
5(n)a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Synonym: ski lift, ski tow,
6(n)a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
Type: 'noun.artifact'
7(n)one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
Type: 'noun.artifact'
8(n)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
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Synonym: elevator,
9(n)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
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'some actresses have more than one face lift'
Synonym: cosmetic surgery, face lift, face lifting, facelift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty,
10(n)transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
Type: 'noun.act'
Synonym: airlift,
11(n)a ride in a car
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'he gave me a lift home'
12(n)the act of raising something
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'he responded with a lift of his eyebrow'
Usage: 'fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up'
Synonym: heave, raise,
1(v)raise from a lower to a higher position
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'Raise your hands'
Usage: 'Lift a load'
Synonym: bring up, elevate, get up, raise,
2(v)take hold of something and move it to a different location
Type: ''
Usage: 'lift the box onto the table'
3(v)move upwards
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'lift one's eyes'
Synonym: raise,
4(v)move upward
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'The fog lifted'
Usage: 'The smoke arose from the forest fire'
Usage: 'The mist uprose from the meadows'
Synonym: arise, come up, go up, move up, rise, uprise,
5(v)make audible
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'He lifted a war whoop'
6(v)cancel officially
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'He revoked the ban on smoking'
Usage: 'lift an embargo'
Usage: 'vacate a death sentence'
Synonym: annul, countermand, overturn, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke, vacate,
7(v)make off with belongings of others
Type: 'verb.possession'
Synonym: abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe,
8(v)raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
Type: ''
Usage: 'hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car'
Synonym: hoist, wind,
9(v)invigorate or heighten
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'lift my spirits'
Usage: 'lift his ego'
Synonym: raise,
10(v)raise in rank or condition
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'The new law lifted many people from poverty'
Synonym: elevate, raise,
11(v)take off or away by decreasing
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'lift the pressure'
12(v)rise up
Type: 'verb.stative'
Usage: 'The building rose before them'
Synonym: rear, rise,
13(v)pay off (a mortgage)
Type: 'verb.possession'
14(v)take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
Type: 'verb.possession'
Synonym: plagiarise, plagiarize,
15(v)take illegally
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'rustle cattle'
Synonym: rustle,
16(v)fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
Type: ''
Usage: 'Food is airlifted into Bosnia'
Synonym: airlift,
17(v)take (root crops) out of the ground
Type: ''
Usage: 'lift potatoes'
18(v)call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
Type: 'verb.communication'
19(v)rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'The floor is lifting slowly'
20(v)put an end to
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'lift a ban'
Usage: 'raise a siege'
Synonym: raise,
21(v)remove (hair) by scalping
Type: 'verb.change'
22(v)remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'lift the tulip bulbs'
23(v)remove from a surface
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table'
24(v)perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
Type: 'verb.body'
Synonym: face-lift,

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