Explicație lift în Dicționarul Englez Englez

lift

(lift )

substantiv
the act of raising something
"he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"
"fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

substantiv
a ride in a car
"he gave me a lift home"

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

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the act of giving temporary assistance
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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
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one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
substantiv
a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
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a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
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a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
substantiv
the event of something being raised upward
"an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"
"a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"

substantiv
the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
verb
perform cosmetic surgery on someone''s face
verb
remove from a surface
"the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

verb
take off or away by decreasing
"lift the pressure"

verb
remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
"lift the tulip bulbs"

verb
remove (hair) by scalping
verb
put an end to
"lift a ban"
"raise a siege"

verb
rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
"The floor is lifting slowly"

verb
raise in rank or condition
"The new law lifted many people from poverty"

verb
invigorate or heighten
"lift my spirits"
"lift his ego"

verb
call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
verb
annul by recalling or rescinding
"He revoked the ban on smoking"
"lift an embargo"
"vacate a death sentence"

verb
make audible
"He lifted a war whoop"

verb
take (root crops) out of the ground
"lift potatoes"

verb
fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
"Food is airlifted into Bosnia"

verb
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
"hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

verb
take hold of something and move it to a different location
"lift the box onto the table"

verb
move upward
"The fog lifted"
"The smoke arose from the forest fire"
"The mist uprose from the meadows"

verb
move upwards
"lift one''s eyes"

verb
raise from a lower to a higher position
"Raise your hands"
"Lift a load"

verb
make off with belongings of others
verb
take illegally
"rustle cattle"

verb
take without referencing from someone else''s writing or speech
of intellectual property
verb
pay off (a mortgage)
verb
rise up
"The building rose before them"




Antonime:
(verb) fall, descend, lower



Sinonime:
(substantiv) elevation, elevator, heave, raise, raising, rise
(verb) abstract, annul, arise, cabbage, countermand, elevate, filch, hoist, hook, nobble, overturn, pilfer, pinch, plagiarize, purloin, rear, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke, rustle, sneak, swipe, uprise, vacate, wind