Definition of LIFT

noun : LIFT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of giving temporary assistance ;

  • 3. (

    ) the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground ;

  • 6. (

    ) a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg ;

  • 7. (

    ) one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 10. (

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

  • 11. (

    ) a ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home" ;

  • 12. (

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

verb : LIFT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 5. (

    ) make audible; "He lifted a war whoop" ;

  • 8. (

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

  • 9. (

    ) invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego" ;

  • 11. (