1 the act of giving temporary assistance
2 the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity [syn: aerodynamic lift]
3 the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity" [syn: elevation, raising]
4 a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground [syn: rise]
6 a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
7 one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
8 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 [syn: elevator]
9 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" [syn: face lift, facelift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck]
10 transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable) [syn: airlift]
11 a ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home"
12 the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up" [syn: raise, heave]
1 raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load" [syn: raise, elevate, get up, bring up] [ant: lower]
2 take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
3 move upwards; "lift one's eyes" [syn: raise]
4 move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: rise, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise] [ant: descend]
5 make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"
6 annul by recalling or rescinding; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence" [syn: revoke, annul, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate]
7 make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble]
8 raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car" [syn: hoist, wind]
9 invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego" [syn: raise]
11 take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure"
13 pay off (a mortgage)
14 take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property [syn: plagiarize, plagiarise]
15 take illegally; "rustle cattle" [syn: rustle]
16 fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia" [syn: airlift]
17 take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"
18 call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
19 rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"
20 put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege" [syn: raise]
21 remove (hair) by scalping
22 remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"
23 remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
24 perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face [syn: face-lift]
- lĭft, /lɪft/, /lIft/
- Mechanical device for
vertically transporting goods or
people between floors in
a building; an elevator.
- Take the lift to the fourth floor.
- The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.
- He gave me a lift to the bus station.
- An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.
mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people
- Bosnian: lift
- Bulgarian: асансьор
- Croatian: lift
- Czech: výtah
- Danish: elevator
- Dutch: lift
- Finnish: hissi
- French: ascenseur
- German: Lift
- Hungarian: lift, felvonó
- Italian: ascensore
- Japanese: エレベーター
- Korean: 엘리베이터 (ellibeiteo), 승강기 (昇降機 seungganggi)
- Polish: winda
- Portuguese: elevador
- Slovak: výťah, lift
- Swedish: hiss
the act of transporting someone in a vehicle
- ttbc Croatian: dizalica
- ttbc Dutch: auto-stop
- ttbc French: to give someone a lift amener quelqu'un (en voiture) (there is no equivalent for the noun in French)
- Danish: stjæle
- German: klauen, stehlen
Nounlift s (p: liftovi)
- an elevator
Nounlift s (p: liftovi)
- lift , lifty p
- lift stem
- lift stem
- an elevator
- altitude adjustor
Lift may mean:
- Lift (force), a mechanical force generated by a solid object moving through a fluid
- Lift (soaring), rising air used by soaring birds and glider, hang glider and paraglider pilots for soaring flight
- Lift (soft drink), a brand of carbonated beverage produced and marketed by the Coca-Cola Company
- Lift (data mining), a measure of the performance of a model at segmenting the population
- Lift (mathematics), a morphism h from X to Z such that gh = f
- Lift (web framework), for Scala and Java programming like Ruby on Rails
- LIFT Conference, a conference about the challenges and opportunities of technology in society
- London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT)
- De Lift (The Lift), a 1983 horror film by Dick Maas
Lift may also refer to:
- Airlift, in logistics, the act of transporting people or cargo from point to point using aircraft
- Elevator, called a
lift in British English, a device used for raising and lowering
people or goods
- Rack lift, a type of elevator
- Ski lift, an aerial or surface lift for uphill transport
- Space elevator, a hypothetical structure for transporting material from a planet's surface into space
- Wheelchair lift (also called a "platform lift"), a powered device to assist a person in a wheelchair in passing a vertical barrier.
- Elevator shoe, an insole device that makes a person appear taller
- Figure skating lifts
- Forklift, a trucking device
- Hitchhiking, a form of transport in which the traveller tries to get a lift (or ride) from another traveller
- Suspension lift, an automobile modification to increase the ride height
- Homotopy lifting property, in mathematics, a unique path over a map
- Retake or lift, a symbol used in musical notation
- LIFT (Logically Integrated FORTRAN Translator), a program for the UNIVAC 1108 that converted FORTRAN II source code to FORTRAN V source code
lift in Danish: Lift
lift in German: Lift
lift in Dutch: Lift
lift in Japanese: リフト
lift in Swedish: Lift
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