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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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every dog has its day

Herkese şans birgün güler.
Everyone gets a chance eventually.


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