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Adjective: lifted  lif-tid
  1. Held up in the air
    "stood with arms lifted";
    - upraised
Verb: lift  lift
  1. Take from a lower to a higher position
    "Lift a load";
    - raise, elevate, get up, bring up
  2. Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    "lift the bicycle onto the roof of the car";
    - hoist, wind[2]
  3. Take hold of something and move it to a different location
    "lift the box onto the table"
  4. Cause to move upwards
    "lift one's eyes";
    - raise
  5. Move upward
    "The fog lifted";
    - rise, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
  6. Make audible
    "He lifted a war whoop"
  7. Cancel officially
    "lift an embargo";
    - revoke, annul, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate
  8. Take by theft
    - hook [informal], snitch [informal], thieve, cop [informal], knock off [informal], glom [N. Amer, informal], pilfer, cabbage [informal], purloin, pinch [Brit, informal], abstract, snarf [N. Amer, informal], swipe [informal], sneak [informal], filch [informal], nobble [Brit, informal], whip [Brit, informal], nick [Brit, informal], snatch [informal], blag [Brit, informal]
  9. Invigorate or heighten
    "lift his ego"; "lift my spirits";
    - raise
  10. Increase in condition, wealth, quality of life, etc.
    "The new law lifted many people from poverty";
    - raise, elevate
  11. Take off or away by decreasing
    "lift the pressure"
  12. Become or appear high or tall
    "The building lifted before them";
    - rise, rear
  13. Pay off (a mortgage)
  14. Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
    "Technology can be used to cheat or lift";
    - plagiarize, plagiarise [Brit]
  15. [informal] Take illegally
    "lift cattle";
    - rustle
  16. Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
    "Food is lifted into Bosnia";
    - 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
  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
    - face-lift

See also: 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, rip [N. Amer, informal], rip off [informal], scalp, seem, send for, steal, strike down, take, take away, terminate, travel, utter, warp, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Lifted