lift

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  • They can be lifted by one person and carried to the job location.
  • However, this late success did not help the studio lift its financial trouble.
  • They managed to lift it but had to put it down one last time.
  • This policy would not be lifted for over two hundred years.
  • A nearby house was lifted from its foundation and thrown into the river.
  • They were trying to lift the boat, but they had not enough men.
  • Vessels can also be lifted out of the water and transferred to the hall.
  • The following day it was announced that the pressure from the society was to be lifted.
  • But to work with music all the time, it's such a lift, you know?
  • At the western end a large lifting section was provided to allow ships to pass.
  • The site is divided into two areas which are joined by two free lifts.
  • And my spirit said No, we but level that lift to pass and continue beyond.
  • Finally the government lifted its ban against him and he returned to Germany.
  • These typically featured lift hills smaller than, and still do today.
  • The test showed that it had enough lift to take off.
  • This is used for raising water in areas where only a small lift is required.
  • Forty seven crew members were air-lifted to safety but four men were killed in the accident.
  • When no longer able to lift himself, the condemned would die within a few minutes.
  • For example: if the lift's power were turned off, the program would stop running.
  • He would lift you so high and that is why Plan B was what it was.
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Meaning of lift

  • noun The act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • noun A device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
  • noun One of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
  • noun A ride in a car
    he gave me a lift home
  • noun The act of raising something
    he responded with a lift of his eyebrow, fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
  • verb Take hold of something and move it to a different location
    lift the box onto the table
  • verb Move upwards
    lift one's eyes
  • verb Make audible
    He lifted a war whoop
  • verb Raise in rank or condition
    The new law lifted many people from poverty
  • verb Take off or away by decreasing
    lift the pressure
  • verb Pay off (a mortgage)
  • verb Take (root crops) out of the ground
    lift potatoes
  • verb Call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
  • verb Rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
    The floor is lifting slowly
  • verb Put an end to
    lift a ban, raise a siege
  • verb Remove (hair) by scalping
  • verb Remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
    lift the tulip bulbs
  • verb Remove from a surface
    the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table