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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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The registered cases included one of dacoity, 339 of robbery, six of car-snatching, 111 of car-lifting, 64 of motorcycle-snatching, 791 of motorcycle -lifting, two of other vehicle snatching, 42 of other vehicle lifting, 617 of burglary and 11 were registered under section 382 of the PPC.
"The Burke Lift system will simplify precast/prestress lifting, and just may be the most innovative lifting product in more than 30 years," contends Meadow Burke President Jan Olsen.
In the study, directors of nursing (DONS) in 200 facilities that had been using mechanical lifting for a minimum of three years were questioned.
Paul Predagovic is the director of engineering and production at Winkle Industries, a producer of lifting magnets for recycling and steel mill applications.
The coaches must make sure to account for their lifting sessions in the summer camp and in-season calendar.
* What are some safety precautions that a balloonist must take before lifting off, while in the air, and during landing?
The launch of the lightweight and simple to use Solo Lift[TM] and Dual Lift[TM] products, means staff, who are repeatedly lifting and carrying boxes and packages, can not only work more safely, but reduce the threat of injuries associated with repetitive handling and lifting.
They're going to start lifting again on their own."
(He is currency single and jokes that he's married to weight lifting.) "My coming-out coincided with when I lost my sports career, and I sort of exchanged being a first-class athlete for the club scene," he remembers.
And it should be moderate to high intensity, so we're not talking about lifting one- or two-pound dumbbells.
The Enduring Freedom held each of the patrol boats in position so the crane could begin lifting the boat and cradle.
Partnering classes are where you're supposed to be taught lifting techniques.
Safety and durability issues are addressed by a chaise legrest covering pinch-points, an extra-stable all-steel base, a 375 lb lifting capacity, CA 117 compliant construction, HR Foam, heavy-duty UL-approved DC motors and a lifetime warranty on the steel frame and lift mechanism.