lifting, present participle; lifts, 3rd person singular present; lifted, past participle; lifted, past tense;
Raise to a higher position or level
he lifted his trophy over his head
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
Increase the volume or pitch of (one's voice)
Willie sang boldly, lifting up his voice
Increase (a price or amount)
higher than expected oil prices lifted Oklahoma's revenue
Transport by air
a helicopter lifted 11 crew members to safety from the ship
Hit or kick (a ball) high into the air
Move upward; be raised
Thomas's eyelids drowsily lifted
their voices lifted in wails and cries
(of a cloud, fog, etc.) Move upward or away
the factory smoke hung low, never lifted
the gray weather lifted on the following Wednesday
Perform cosmetic surgery on (esp. the face or breasts) to reduce sagging
surgeons lift and remove excess skin from the face and neck
Pick up and move to a different position
he lifted her down from the pony's back
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
Raise (a person's spirits or confidence); encourage or cheer
we heard inspiring talks that lifted our spirits
(of a person's mood) Become happier
suddenly his heart lifted, and he could have wept with relief
Formally remove or end (a legal restriction, decision, or ban)
the European Community lifted its oil embargo against South Africa
Steal (something, esp. a minor item of property)
the shirt she had lifted from a supermarket
Use (a person's work or ideas) without permission or acknowledgment; plagiarize
this is a hackneyed adventure lifted straight from a vintage Lassie episode
Something that is used for lifting, in particular
A device incorporating a moving cable for carrying people, typically skiers, up or down a mountain
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
An act of lifting
weightlifters attempting a particularly heavy lift
A rise in price or amount
the company has already produced a 10 percent lift in profits
An increase in volume or pitch of a person's speaking voice
An instance of stealing or plagiarizing something
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
The maximum weight that an aircraft can raise
A free ride in another person's vehicle
Miss Green is giving me a lift back to school
A feeling of encouragement or increased cheerfulness
winning this game has given everyone on the team a lift
raise: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
the act of giving temporary assistance
aerodynamic lift: the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
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"
move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
Lift is the sixth studio album by Christian rock band Audio Adrenaline. Music videos were released for the songs "Ocean Floor" and "Rejoice."
Lift is a rock band formed in Dresden. The group was founded in 1973 and is still active today.
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 ...
In data mining, lift is a measure of the performance of a model at predicting or classifying cases, measuring against a random choice model.
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. ...
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.
air; sky, the heavens, firmament; atmosphere; To raise; To steal; To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.)
Face-lifting or face-lift is the plastic surgery for tightening facial tissues and improving the facial appearance
(lifted) stole: e.g., Someone lifted my push-bike!
(Lifting) the act of lifting the lineout jumper into the air in order to more easily catch or intercept the throw.
(Lifting) in the walking race lifting is a violation in which the athlete lifts the foot before the leg has bent.
(LIFTING) The softening and penetration of a previous film by solvents in the paint being applied over it, resulting in raising and wrinkling.
(LIFTING) A situation where a section of tape has pulled away from the surface to which it has been applied.
(LIFTING) digging up plants to divide them or to plant them elsewhere.
(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. ...
(Lifting) Illegal hit, usually during a set or overhead pass, in which the player’s hands remains in contact with the ball too long.
(Lifting) Refers to tankers and barges taking on cargoes of oil or refined product at the terminal or transshipment point.
(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.
(Lifting) The soaking of a solvent into a soluble undercoat causing swelling, then causing the topcoat to wrinkle from underneath, lifting off the surface.