LIFT

lift

1. [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"

2. [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

3. [Noun]: a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

4. [Noun]: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

5. [Noun]: the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

6. [Noun]: the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

7. [Noun]: transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

8. [Noun]: the act of giving temporary assistance

9. [Noun]: one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

10. [Noun]: a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

11. [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"

12. [Noun]: a ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home"

13. [Verb]: rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"

14. [Verb]: rise up; "The building rose before them"

15. [Verb]: invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"

16. [Verb]: annul by recalling or rescinding; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

17. [Verb]: take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"

18. [Verb]: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

19. [Verb]: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

20. [Verb]: remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

21. [Verb]: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"

22. [Verb]: remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"

23. [Verb]: take illegally; "rustle cattle"

24. [Verb]: put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"

25. [Verb]: pay off (a mortgage)

26. [Verb]: raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

27. [Verb]: call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

28. [Verb]: make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"

29. [Verb]: fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"

30. [Verb]: take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"

31. [Verb]: perform cosmetic surgery on someone''s face

32. [Verb]: move upwards; "lift one''s eyes"

33. [Verb]: take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure"

34. [Verb]: make off with belongings of others

35. [Verb]: remove (hair) by scalping

36. [Verb]: take without referencing from someone else''s writing or speech; of intellectual property

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