Adjective: lifted lif-tid
Verb: lift lift
- Held up in the air
"stood with arms lifted";
- Take from a lower to a higher position
"Lift a load";
- raise, elevate, get up, bring up
- Take hold of something and move it to a different location
"lift the box onto the table"
- Cause to move upwards
"lift one's eyes";
- Move upward
"The fog lifted";
- rise, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
- Make audible
"He lifted a war whoop"
- Cancel officially
"lift an embargo";
- revoke, annul, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate
- Make off with belongings of others
- pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch [Brit], abstract, snarf [N. Amer], swipe, hook, sneak, filch [informal], nobble [Brit], snatch, nick [Brit, informal], whip [Brit]
- Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
"lift the bicycle onto the roof of the car";
- hoist, wind
- Invigorate or heighten
"lift his ego"; "lift my spirits";
- Increase in condition, wealth, quality of life, etc.
"The new law lifted many people from poverty";
- raise, elevate
- Take off or away by decreasing
"lift the pressure"
- Become or appear high or tall
"The building lifted before them";
- rise, rear
- Pay off (a mortgage)
- (crime) take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
"Technology can be used to cheat or lift";
- plagiarize, plagiarise [Brit]
- (crime) take illegally
- Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
"Food is lifted into Bosnia";
- Take (root crops) out of the ground
- Call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
- Rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
"The floor is lifting slowly"
- Put an end to
"lift a ban";
- Remove (hair) by scalping
- Remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
"lift the tulip bulbs"
- Remove from a surface
"the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
- Perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
See also: lift up, raised
Type of: alter, ameliorate, amend, appear, better, buckle, call, cancel, change, dig, dig out, displace, emit, end, fly, go, heave, improve, let loose, let out, liquidate, locomote, look, meliorate, mend, modify, move, operate, operate on, pay off, remove, scalp, seem, send for, steal, strike down, take, take away, terminate, travel, utter, warp, withdraw
Encyclopedia: Lifted Lift