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Noun
Plural for a free ride in another person's vehicle
“After it was done I needed a lift home, so I asked Steve.”
Noun
Plural for a feeling of confidence or cheerfulness
“He gave a lift and a spur to a BBC office which could often be in a state of chaos.”
Noun
Plural for a platform or compartment housed in a shaft for raising and lowering people or things to different levels
“The lift door slowly opened, revealing several guards.”
Noun
Plural for an act of lifting
“On that summer league floor, James showed off the best of Magic Johnson's towering court vision, and had Jordan's lift to boot.”
Verb
Raise to a higher position or level
“When the cure was complete, the probe was raised to lift the entire cell wall above the water level.”
Verb
To revoke or cancel
“He is also asking the Treasury to cancel the currency fluctuation bands and to lift the restrictions on the issue of short-term debt certificates.”
Verb
Steal
“The grey sports car was parked on Masonfield Crescent when burglars broke in to lift the keys and make their getaway in the early hours on Saturday.”
Verb
Promote, improve
“The idea was to lift the neediest children out of the cycle of poverty by helping them and their parents, all too often their lone mothers.”
Verb
Transport by air
“She was discovered by two men, who moved her on a sofa to higher ground, where she waited for a helicopter to lift her to hospital.”
Verb
“This is powerful, tender, big-hearted and dangerously exciting music that's fit to lift the spirits and raise parties from the dead.”
Verb
To disappear or disperse
“The dark and dirge-like clouds lift for a few rays of petrified beauty in melodies or in single, sustaining piano notes, achieving a smooth, even balance.”
Verb
“Farmers can now produce two crops of new potatoes, by re-planting when they lift the first crop.”
Verb
“Before he climbed into the back seat, he turned to the house and lifted his voice to its full volume.”
Verb
“Designers themselves lift for different purposes, depending on the work at hand.”
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