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KK Pronunciation

〔 lIft 〕


〔 lift 〕

Overview of noun lift

The noun lift has 12 senses

  • lift -- (the act of giving temporary assistance)

  • aerodynamic lift, lift -- (the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity)

  • elevation, lift, raising -- (the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity")

  • lift, rise -- (a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground)

  • ski tow, ski lift, lift -- (a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill)

  • lift -- (a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg)

  • lift -- (one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot)

  • elevator, lift -- (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)

  • face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck -- (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")

  • airlift, lift -- (transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable))

  • lift -- (a ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home")

  • lift, raise, heave -- (the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up")

Overview of verb lift

The verb lift has 24 senses

  • raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

  • lift -- (take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table")

  • lift, raise -- (move upwards; "lift one's eyes")

  • rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise -- (move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

  • lift -- (make audible; "He lifted a war whoop")

  • revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate -- (cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence")

  • pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift -- (make off with belongings of others)

  • hoist, lift, wind -- (raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car")

  • raise, lift -- (invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego")

  • lift, raise, elevate -- (raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty")

  • lift -- (take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure")

  • rise, lift, rear -- (rise up; "The building rose before them")

  • lift -- (pay off (a mortgage))

  • plagiarize, plagiarise, lift -- (take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property)

  • rustle, lift -- (take illegally; "rustle cattle")

  • airlift, lift -- (fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia")

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

  • lift -- (call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs)

  • lift -- (rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly")

  • lift, raise -- (put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege")

  • lift -- (remove (hair) by scalping)

  • lift -- (remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs")

  • lift -- (remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table")

  • face-lift, lift -- (perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face)