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lift

lift

 
pronunciation:
lIft
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: lifted, lifting, lifts
definition 1: to move (something) upward; raise.
The heavy suitcase was hard to lift off the floor.The sick child lifted her head slowly.
synonyms:
raise
antonyms:
depress, lower
similar words:
pick up
definition 2: to bring higher in position or condition; raise.
The cheerful song lifted their spirits.
similar words:
advance, encourage, promote
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a machine used for raising or carrying.
They went up the mountain on the ski lift.
synonyms:
elevator
definition 2: a ride given to a person who is traveling on foot.
I saw that she was tired, so I gave her a lift in my car.
synonyms:
ride
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