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lifting, present participle; lifts, 3rd person singular present; lifted, past participle; lifted, past tense;
  1. Raise to a higher position or level
    • - he lifted his trophy over his head
  2. Move (one's eyes or face) to face upward and look at someone or something
    • - he lifted his eyes from the paper for an instant
  3. Increase the volume or pitch of (one's voice)
    • - Willie sang boldly, lifting up his voice
  4. Increase (a price or amount)
    • - higher than expected oil prices lifted Oklahoma's revenue
  5. Transport by air
    • - a helicopter lifted 11 crew members to safety from the ship
  6. Hit or kick (a ball) high into the air

  7. Move upward; be raised
    • - Thomas's eyelids drowsily lifted
    • - their voices lifted in wails and cries
  8. (of a cloud, fog, etc.) Move upward or away
    • - the factory smoke hung low, never lifted
    • - the gray weather lifted on the following Wednesday
  9. Perform cosmetic surgery on (esp. the face or breasts) to reduce sagging
    • - surgeons lift and remove excess skin from the face and neck
  10. Pick up and move to a different position
    • - he lifted her down from the pony's back
  11. Enable (someone or something) to escape from a particular state of mind or situation, esp. an unpleasant one
    • - two billion barrels of oil that could lift this nation out of chronic poverty
  12. Raise (a person's spirits or confidence); encourage or cheer
    • - we heard inspiring talks that lifted our spirits
  13. (of a person's mood) Become happier
    • - suddenly his heart lifted, and he could have wept with relief
  14. Formally remove or end (a legal restriction, decision, or ban)
    • - the European Community lifted its oil embargo against South Africa
  15. Steal (something, esp. a minor item of property)
    • - the shirt she had lifted from a supermarket
  16. Use (a person's work or ideas) without permission or acknowledgment; plagiarize
    • - this is a hackneyed adventure lifted straight from a vintage Lassie episode
  1. Something that is used for lifting, in particular

  2. A device incorporating a moving cable for carrying people, typically skiers, up or down a mountain

  3. A built-up heel or device worn in a boot or shoe to make the wearer appear taller or to correct shortening of a leg

  4. An act of lifting
    • - weightlifters attempting a particularly heavy lift
  5. A rise in price or amount
    • - the company has already produced a 10 percent lift in profits
  6. An increase in volume or pitch of a person's speaking voice

  7. An instance of stealing or plagiarizing something

  8. An upward force that counteracts the force of gravity, produced by changing the direction and speed of a moving stream of air
    • - it had separate engines to provide lift and generate forward speed
  9. The maximum weight that an aircraft can raise

  10. A free ride in another person's vehicle
    • - Miss Green is giving me a lift back to school
  11. A feeling of encouragement or increased cheerfulness
    • - winning this game has given everyone on the team a lift

  1. raise: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  2. the act of giving temporary assistance
  3. aerodynamic lift: the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
  4. take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
  5. elevation: the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  6. move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
  7. Lift is the sixth studio album by Christian rock band Audio Adrenaline. Music videos were released for the songs "Ocean Floor" and "Rejoice."
  8. Lift is a rock band formed in Dresden. The group was founded in 1973 and is still active today.
  9. The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority (EMTA) is the transit authority that owns and operates the public transport system in the city of Erie and around Erie County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, which includes the 'e', the area's transit buses; LIFT, the county paratransit service; and Bayliner ...
  10. In data mining, lift is a measure of the performance of a model at predicting or classifying cases, measuring against a random choice model.
  11. An elevator (or lift) is a vertical transport equipment that efficiently moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel or other structure. ...
  12. A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a surface force on it. Lift is defined to be the component of this force that is perpendicular to the flow direction. It contrasts with the drag force, which is defined to be the component of the surface force parallel to the flow direction.
  13. air; sky, the heavens, firmament; atmosphere; To raise; To steal; To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.)
  14. Face-lifting or face-lift is the plastic surgery for tightening facial tissues and improving the facial appearance
  15. (lifted) stole: e.g., Someone lifted my push-bike!
  16. (Lifting) the act of lifting the lineout jumper into the air in order to more easily catch or intercept the throw.
  17. (Lifting) in the walking race lifting is a violation in which the athlete lifts the foot before the leg has bent.
  18. (LIFTING) The softening and penetration of a previous film by solvents in the paint being applied over it, resulting in raising and wrinkling.
  19. (LIFTING) A situation where a section of tape has pulled away from the surface to which it has been applied.
  20. (LIFTING) digging up plants to divide them or to plant them elsewhere.
  21. (Lifting) Etching in which the paint surface is roughened or disintegrated in small patches or a wide area because of an attack from bird droppings, soap deposits, industrial fallout, etc. ...
  22. (Lifting) Illegal hit, usually during a set or overhead pass, in which the player’s hands remains in contact with the ball too long.
  23. (Lifting) Refers to tankers and barges taking on cargoes of oil or refined product at the terminal or transshipment point.
  24. (Lifting) The attack by the solvent in a paint on the substrate which results in distortion or wrinkling of the preceding dried or partially cured layers.
  25. (Lifting) The soaking of a solvent into a soluble undercoat causing swelling, then causing the topcoat to wrinkle from underneath, lifting off the surface.