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To raise to a higher position or level
“He tried to lift the heavy suitcase, but could not even get it an inch off the ground.”
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To ascend into the air or to a higher level
“Thousands of helium balloons began to lift into the air.”
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To grow larger in value, quantity or degree
“There are many ways to lift the value of your investment property.”
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To revoke or cancel
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“He is also asking the Treasury to lift the restrictions on the issue of short-term debt certificates.”
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To improve or enhance the quality of
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“Such training requires no great talent, but it can well lift your game to a higher level.”
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To transport by air
“She was discovered in the wilderness by rangers who subsequently arranged for a helicopter to lift her to hospital.”
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To raise (a person's spirits or confidence)
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“This is powerful, tender, big-hearted, and dangerously exciting music that's fit to lift the spirits.”
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To rescue or remove from a bad situation
“It continues to be difficult for these workers to participate in any kind of training or education that might help to lift them from poverty.”
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To disappear or disperse, especially of clouds, fog, etc.
“When they reached the perimeter of the island, the fog would lift from all around them, and they would be able to land.”
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To raise the volume or loudness of
“You have experienced that which few others have. Lift your voice! Tell your story.”
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To steal (something)
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“Burglars broke in, and would lift the keys to his precious sportscar before making their getaway in the early hours on Saturday.”
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To use (a person's work or ideas) without permission or acknowledgment
“The rule states that you do not lift the work of others and incorporate it into your own work without attribution.”
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To dig up (plants or root vegetables)
“Farmers can now produce two crops of new potatoes, by re-planting when they lift the first crop.”
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To make progress or increase the skill of
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Remove
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Catch and arrest
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To lift out (liquid) with a utensil
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(of a thing or place) To make pretty or attractive
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To remove, especially a stain
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Pitchfork or fork
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To throw or hit (a ball or missile) in a high arc
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To make hump-shaped
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To free from anxiety or worry
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To feel or manipulate with the hands
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To undress
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Become improved
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To make something less tight
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To make a false show or pretence of
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To loot or plunder by force
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To celebrate, extol, or proclaim the glory of
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To actively break the terms of (a law, agreement, etc.)
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Lie on the surface
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To have dispossessed someone of something
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An act of lifting or raising to a higher level
“He cupped his hands, she placed her foot in them, and he gave her a lift up the wall until she was well on her way.”
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An increase in value, amount or degree
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“More restrictive policy, which dampened monetary growth, contributed to the sharp lift in interest rates,”
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A ride in another person's vehicle
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“I asked Deidra if she needed a lift to the train station before Marco volunteered to take her and Kelvin home.”
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Help or encouragement given to someone or something
“Spring burst into being, bringing with it lighter, warmer days, and a welcoming lift to our spirits.”
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A platform or compartment housed in a shaft for raising and lowering people or things
“The lift was broken and we had to hike up the stairs instead.”
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A sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure
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The recurrent theft of small items of little value
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An apparatus for lifting or raising something
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A person or thing that has an uplifting influence on one's intellect, emotion or creativity
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The angle at which a straight line or plane is inclined to another
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The action of transporting something or the state of being transported
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An advantage over one's peers or competitors
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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Mechanism for transport of skiers
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The action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope
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The power of a liquid to keep something afloat
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A fraud or swindle, especially something that is grossly overpriced
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Stolen money or valuables
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