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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.”
To ascend into the air or to a higher level
“Thousands of helium balloons began to lift into the air.”
To grow larger in value, quantity or degree
“There are many ways to lift the value of your investment property.”
To revoke or cancel
“He is also asking the Treasury to lift the restrictions on the issue of short-term debt certificates.”
To improve or enhance the quality of
“Such training requires no great talent, but it can well lift your game to a higher level.”
To transport by air
“She was discovered in the wilderness by rangers who subsequently arranged for a helicopter to lift her to hospital.”
To raise (a person's spirits or confidence)
“This is powerful, tender, big-hearted, and dangerously exciting music that's fit to lift the spirits.”
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.”
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.”
To raise the volume or loudness of
“You have experienced that which few others have. Lift your voice! Tell your story.”
To steal (something)
“Burglars broke in, and would lift the keys to his precious sportscar before making their getaway in the early hours on Saturday.”
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.”
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.”
Plural for 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.”
Plural for an increase in value, amount or degree
“More restrictive policy, which dampened monetary growth, contributed to the sharp lift in interest rates.”
Plural for a ride in another person's vehicle
“I asked Deidra if she needed a lift to the train station before Marco volunteered to take her and Kelvin home.”
Plural for 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.”
Plural for 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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