Dictionary Results for lift


1. lift - noun

· the act of giving temporary assistance

Hypernym(s): aid, assist, assistance, help




2. lift - noun

· the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

Synonym(s): aerodynamic_lift

Hypernym(s): aerodynamic_force




3. lift - noun

· 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(s): elevation, raising

Hypernym(s): rise, rising, ascent, ascension




4. lift - noun

· a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

Synonym(s): rise

Hypernym(s): wave, moving_ridge




5. lift - noun

· a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

Synonym(s): ski_tow, ski_lift

Hypernym(s): conveyance, transport




6. lift - noun

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

Hypernym(s): device




7. lift - noun

· one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

Hypernym(s): layer, bed




8. 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

Synonym(s): elevator

Hypernym(s): lifting_device




9. 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; "some actresses have more than one face lift"

Synonym(s): face_lift, facelift, face_lifting, cosmetic_surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip_and_tuck

Hypernym(s): plastic_surgery, reconstructive_surgery, anaplasty




10. lift - noun

· transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

Synonym(s): airlift

Hypernym(s): transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance




11. lift - noun

· a ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home"

Hypernym(s): drive, ride




12. lift - noun

· the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

Synonym(s): raise, heave

Hypernym(s): propulsion, actuation




13. lift - verb

· raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"

Synonym(s): raise, elevate, get_up, bring_up

Hypernym(s): move, displace




14. lift - verb

· take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"

Hypernym(s): move, displace




15. lift - verb

· move upwards; "lift one's eyes"

Synonym(s): raise

Hypernym(s): move, displace




16. lift - verb

· move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

Synonym(s): rise, arise, move_up, go_up, come_up, uprise

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




17. lift - verb

· make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose




18. lift - verb

· cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

Synonym(s): revoke, annul, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate

Hypernym(s): cancel, strike_down




19. lift - verb

· make off with belongings of others

Synonym(s): pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




20. lift - verb

· raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

Synonym(s): hoist, wind

Hypernym(s): raise, lift, elevate, get_up, bring_up




21. lift - verb

· invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"

Synonym(s): raise

Hypernym(s): better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate




22. lift - verb

· raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

Synonym(s): raise, elevate

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




23. lift - verb

· take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure"

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




24. lift - verb

· rise up; "The building rose before them"

Synonym(s): rise, rear

Hypernym(s): look, appear, seem




25. lift - verb

· pay off (a mortgage)

Hypernym(s): liquidate, pay_off




26. lift - verb

· take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

Synonym(s): plagiarize, plagiarise

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




27. lift - verb

· take illegally; "rustle cattle"

Synonym(s): rustle

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




28. lift - verb

· fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"

Synonym(s): airlift

Hypernym(s): fly




29. lift - verb

· take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"

Hypernym(s): dig, dig_out




30. lift - verb

· call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

Hypernym(s): call, send_for




31. lift - verb

· rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"

Hypernym(s): heave, buckle, warp




32. lift - verb

· put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"

Synonym(s): raise

Hypernym(s): end, terminate




33. lift - verb

· remove (hair) by scalping

Hypernym(s): scalp




34. lift - verb

· remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




35. lift - verb

· remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




36. lift - verb

· perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

Synonym(s): face-lift

Hypernym(s): operate_on, operate





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