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Verb


1. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up, move, displace

usage: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"

2. lift, move, displace

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

3. lift, raise, move, displace

usage: move upwards; "lift one's eyes"

4. rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

5. lift, utter, emit, let out, let loose

usage: make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"

6. revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate, cancel, strike down

usage: cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

7. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift, steal

usage: make off with belongings of others

8. hoist, lift, wind, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

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

9. raise, lift, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"

10. lift, raise, elevate, change, alter, modify

usage: raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

11. lift, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure"

12. rise, lift, rear, look, appear, seem

usage: rise up; "The building rose before them"

13. lift, liquidate, pay off

usage: pay off (a mortgage)

14. plagiarize, plagiarise, lift, steal

usage: take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

15. rustle, lift, steal

usage: take illegally; "rustle cattle"

16. airlift, lift, fly

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

17. lift, dig, dig out

usage: take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"

18. lift, call, send for

usage: call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

19. lift, heave, buckle, warp

usage: rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"

20. lift, raise, end, terminate

usage: put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"

21. lift, scalp

usage: remove (hair) by scalping

22. lift, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"

23. lift, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

24. face-lift, lift, operate on, operate

usage: perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

Adjective


1. upraised, lifted, raised (vs. lowered)

usage: held up in the air; "stood with arms upraised"; "her upraised flag"

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