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  • the act of raising something
    • he responded with a lift of his eyebrow
    • fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
  • a ride in a car
    • he gave me a lift home
  • transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
  • 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
  • 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
  • one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
  • a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
  • a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
  • a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • the event of something being raised upward
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
  • the act of giving temporary assistance
  • perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
  • remove from a surface
    • the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table
  • remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
    • lift the tulip bulbs
  • remove (hair) by scalping
  • put an end to
    • lift a ban
    • raise a siege
  • rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
    • The floor is lifting slowly
  • call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
  • take (root crops) out of the ground
    • lift potatoes
  • fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
    • Food is airlifted into Bosnia
  • take illegally
    • rustle cattle
  • take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
  • pay off (a mortgage)
  • rise up
    • The building rose before them
  • take off or away by decreasing
    • lift the pressure
  • raise in rank or condition
    • The new law lifted many people from poverty
  • invigorate or heighten
    • lift my spirits
    • lift his ego
  • raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    • hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car
  • make off with belongings of others
  • cancel officially
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence
  • make audible
    • He lifted a war whoop
  • move upward
    • The fog lifted
    • The smoke arose from the forest fire
    • The mist uprose from the meadows
  • move upwards
    • lift one's eyes
  • take hold of something and move it to a different location
    • lift the box onto the table
  • raise from a lower to a higher position
    • Raise your hands
    • Lift a load
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