Textual thesaurus for "lift"

(noun) raise, heave

the act of raising something

he responded with a lift of his eyebrow; fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up

(noun) airlift

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

(noun) face lift, face lifting, facelift, cosmetic surgery, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty

plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised

some actresses have more than one face lift

(noun) elevator

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

(noun) ski lift, ski tow

a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

(noun) rise

a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

(noun) raising, 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

(noun) aerodynamic lift

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

(verb) face-lift

perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

(verb) raise

put an end to

lift a ban; raise a siege

(verb) raise, elevate

raise in rank or condition

The new law lifted many people from poverty

(verb) raise

invigorate or heighten

lift my spirits; lift his ego

(verb) vacate, countermand, overturn, annul, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke

cancel officially

He revoked the ban on smoking; lift an embargo; vacate a death sentence

(verb) airlift

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

Food is airlifted into Bosnia

(verb) hoist, wind

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car

(verb) come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

move upward

The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows

(verb) raise

move upwards

lift one's eyes

(verb) raise, get up, bring up, elevate

raise from a lower to a higher position

Raise your hands; Lift a load

(verb) abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin

make off with belongings of others

(verb) rustle

take illegally

rustle cattle

(verb) plagiarise, plagiarize

take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

(verb) rear, rise

rise up

The building rose before them