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Synonyms for lift

Synonyms for lift

to move (something) to a higher position

to move from a lower to a higher position

to rise up in flight

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to disappear by or as if by rising

to take back or remove

to take (another's property) without permission

an instance of lifting or being lifted

a strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation

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the act of giving temporary assistance

the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

the event of something being raised upward

a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

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a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

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one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

a ride in a car

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the act of raising something

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take hold of something and move it to a different location

move upwards

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make audible

make off with belongings of others

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

invigorate or heighten

raise in rank or condition

take off or away by decreasing

pay off (a mortgage)

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take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech

fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

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take (root crops) out of the ground

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call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

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rise upward, as from pressure or moisture

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put an end to

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remove (hair) by scalping

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remove from a seedbed or from a nursery

remove from a surface

perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

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References in classic literature ?
We are to secure all "loose objects"; hood up our Fleury Rays; and "on no account to attempt to clear snow from our conning-towers till the weather abates." Under-powered craft, we are told, can ascend to the limit of their lift, mail-packets to look out for them accordingly; the lower lanes westward are pitting very badly, "with frequent blow-outs, vortices, laterals, etc."
Our turbines scream shrilly; the propellers cannot bite on the thin air; Tim shunts the lift out of five tanks at once and by sheer weight drives her bullet wise through the maelstrom till she cushions with jar on an up-gust, three thousand feet below.
In an instant like a bolt from the blue, like a thunderbolt from nowhere, that beautiful and defiant body had been dashed down the open well of the lift to death at the bottom.
He seized Joe in his arms, lifted him clear of the floor, and ran with him across the ring to his own corner.
Twala turned and motioned to his son, who advanced with his spear lifted.
What chance have I against a man that lifts nine hundred pounds?"
And that's jist the thruth of the rason why he wears his lift hand in a sling.
I caught sight of him toiling at the main-sheet, heaving it in and flat with his tremendous muscles, the stern of the schooner lifted high in the air and his body outlined against a white surge of sea sweeping past.
Starting back a step, Grace lifted her hands mechanically to her ears.
So I lifted the Watcher and sprang into the cave, having it in my mind to slay the wolf before he lifted up his head.
Her father put his hand on her hair, but she caught his wrist and lifted it carefully away, talking to him rapidly.
She lifted her hand--not beckoning me to approach her, as before, but gently signing to me to remain where I stood.
Then, putting the pepper-box back into the basket, Mombi lifted her left hand, with its little finger pointed upward, and said:
Without answering--without even listening--he lifted one of his hands, and looked at it vacantly.
And Lizaveta Petrovna, with one hand supporting the wobbling head, lifted up on the other arm the strange, limp, red creature, whose head was lost in its swaddling clothes.