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lift (n):
the act of raising something
Samples
he responded with a lift of his eyebrow.
fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up

Related Words: heaveraise
lift (n):
a ride in a car
Samples
he gave me a lift home
lift (n):
transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
Related Words: air
lift (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
Samples
some actresses have more than one face lift
Related Word: face ing
lift (n):
the act of giving temporary assistance
lift (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
Related Words: elevator
lift (n):
one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
lift (n):
a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
lift (n):
a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
lift (n):
a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
Related Words: rise
lift (n):
the event of something being raised upward
Samples
an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon.
a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity

Related Words: elevationraising
lift (n):
the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
lift (v):
take hold of something and move it to a different location
Samples
lift the box onto the table
lift (v):
perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
Related Word: face-
lift (v):
remove from a surface
Samples
the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table
lift (v):
take off or away by decreasing
Samples
lift the pressure
lift (v):
remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
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lift the tulip bulbs
lift (v):
remove (hair) by scalping
lift (v):
put an end to
Samples
lift a ban.
raise a siege
lift (v):
rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
Samples
The floor is lifting slowly
lift (v):
call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
lift (v):
raise in rank or condition
Samples
The new law lifted many people from poverty
Related Word: elevate
lift (v):
invigorate or heighten
Samples
lift my spirits.
lift his ego
lift (v):
cancel officially
Samples
He revoked the ban on smoking.
lift an embargo.
vacate a death sentence

Related Words: annulcountermandrepealrescindreverserevokevacate
lift (v):
make audible
Samples
He lifted a war whoop
lift (v):
take (root crops) out of the ground
Samples
lift potatoes
lift (v):
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
Samples
hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car
Related Words: hoist
lift (v):
fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
Samples
Food is airlifted into Bosnia
Related Word: air
lift (v):
move upward
Samples
The fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows

Related Words: rise
lift (v):
move upwards
Samples
lift one's eyes
Related Words: raise
lift (v):
raise from a lower to a higher position
Samples
Raise your hands.
Lift a load

Related Words: elevateraise
lift (v):
make off with belongings of others
Related Words: cabbagepilfer
lift (v):
take illegally
Samples
rustle cattle
Related Word: rustle
lift (v):
take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
Related Words: plagiariseplagiarize
lift (v):
pay off (a mortgage)
lift (v):
rise up
Samples
The building rose before them
Related Word: rise
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Money is a good servant, but a bad master


If you have money, it will serve you and work for you well. But if you owe money to other people, that money will control you in an unpleasant way.


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