n. act of raising or lifting; height to which something is raised, elevation; force which raises or elevates something; elevator (British); mechanical apparatus which lifts or raises (i.e. ski lift); ride in the vehicle of another person; elation, happy feeling
noun: the act of raising something
Example:He responded with a lift of his eyebrow.
noun: a ride in a car
Example:He gave me a lift home.
noun: the act of giving temporary assistance
noun: one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
noun: a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
noun: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
noun: transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
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
noun: the event of something being raised upward
noun: the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
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
Example:Some actresses have more than one face lift.
noun: a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
verb: pay off (a mortgage)
verb: put an end to
Example:Lift a ban.
verb: rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
Example:The floor is lifting slowly.
verb: raise in rank or condition
Example:The new law lifted many people from poverty.
verb: call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
verb: make audible
Example:He lifted a war whoop.
verb: take (root crops) out of the ground
verb: take hold of something and move it to a different location
Example:Lift the box onto the table.
verb: remove from a surface
Example:The detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table.
verb: take off or away by decreasing
Example:Lift the pressure.
verb: remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
Example:Lift the tulip bulbs.
verb: remove (hair) by scalping
verb: move upwards
Example:Lift one's eyes.
verb: make off with belongings of others
verb: take illegally
verb: rise up
verb: invigorate or heighten
Example:Lift my spirits.
verb: perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
verb: fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
Example:Food is airlifted into Bosnia.
verb: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
verb: move upward
Example:The fog lifted.
verb: raise from a lower to a higher position
Example:Lift a load.
verb: take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
verb: annul by recalling or rescinding
Example:Lift an embargo.
Tiempos para lift Present participle:
lift (3.person: lifts)
have lifted (3.person: has lifted)
will have lifted
would have lifted