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1 : A cliff.

2 : A cleft of crack; a narrow opening.

3 : The fork of the legs; the crotch.

4 : Broken; fissured.

5 : To lift up in front.

6 : The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament.

7 : of Lift

8 : of Lift

9 : To move in a direction opposite to that of gravitation; to raise; to elevate; to bring up from a lower place to a higher; to upheave; sometimes implying a continued support or holding in the higher place; -- said of material things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair or a burden.

10 : To raise, elevate, exalt, improve, in rank, condition, estimation, character, etc.; -- often with up.

11 : To bear; to support.

12 : To collect, as moneys due; to raise.

13 : To steal; to carry off by theft (esp. cattle); as, to lift a drove of cattle.

14 : To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.

15 : To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it.

16 : To live by theft.

17 : Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted.

18 : The space or distance through which anything is lifted; as, a long lift.

19 : Help; assistance, as by lifting; as, to give one a lift in a wagon.

20 : That by means of which a person or thing lifts or is lifted

21 : A hoisting machine; an elevator; a dumb waiter.

22 : A handle.

23 : An exercising machine.

24 : A rise; a degree of elevation; as, the lift of a lock in canals.

25 : A lift gate. See Lift gate, below.

26 : A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

27 : One of the steps of a cone pulley.

28 : A layer of leather in the heel.

29 : That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

30 : Such as can be lifted.

31 : One who, or that which, lifts.

32 : A tool for lifting loose sand from the mold; also, a contrivance attached to a cope, to hold the sand together when the cope is lifted.

33 : Used in, or for, or by, lifting.

34 : One who steals anything in a shop, or takes goods privately from a shop; one who, under pretense of buying goods, takes occasion to steal.

35 : Larceny committed in a shop; the stealing of anything from a shop.

36 : of Uplift

37 : To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift the arm; to uplift a rock.

38 : A raising or upheaval of strata so as to disturb their regularity and uniformity, and to occasion folds, dislocations, and the like.

(38) words is found which contain lift in our database

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1 : Clift

n.

A cliff.

2 : Clift

n.

A cleft of crack; a narrow opening.

3 : Clift

n.

The fork of the legs; the crotch.

4 : Clifted

a.

Broken; fissured.

5 : Forelift

v. t.

To lift up in front.

6 : Lift

n.

The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament.

7 : Lifted

imp. & p. p.

of Lift

8 : Lifting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Lift

9 : Lift

v. t.

To move in a direction opposite to that of gravitation; to raise; to elevate; to bring up from a lower place to a higher; to upheave; sometimes implying a continued support or holding in the higher place; -- said of material things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair or a burden.

10 : Lift

v. t.

To raise, elevate, exalt, improve, in rank, condition, estimation, character, etc.; -- often with up.

11 : Lift

v. t.

To bear; to support.

12 : Lift

v. t.

To collect, as moneys due; to raise.

13 : Lift

v. t.

To steal; to carry off by theft (esp. cattle); as, to lift a drove of cattle.

14 : Lift

v. i.

To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.

15 : Lift

v. i.

To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it.

16 : Lift

v. t.

To live by theft.

17 : Lift

n.

Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted.

18 : Lift

n.

The space or distance through which anything is lifted; as, a long lift.

19 : Lift

n.

Help; assistance, as by lifting; as, to give one a lift in a wagon.

20 : Lift

n.

That by means of which a person or thing lifts or is lifted

21 : Lift

n.

A hoisting machine; an elevator; a dumb waiter.

22 : Lift

n.

A handle.

23 : Lift

n.

An exercising machine.

24 : Lift

n.

A rise; a degree of elevation; as, the lift of a lock in canals.

25 : Lift

n.

A lift gate. See Lift gate, below.

26 : Lift

n.

A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

27 : Lift

n.

One of the steps of a cone pulley.

28 : Lift

n.

A layer of leather in the heel.

29 : Lift

n.

That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

30 : Liftable

a.

Such as can be lifted.

31 : Lifter

n.

One who, or that which, lifts.

32 : Lifter

n.

A tool for lifting loose sand from the mold; also, a contrivance attached to a cope, to hold the sand together when the cope is lifted.

33 : Lifting

a.

Used in, or for, or by, lifting.

34 : Shoplifter

n.

One who steals anything in a shop, or takes goods privately from a shop; one who, under pretense of buying goods, takes occasion to steal.

35 : Shoplifting

n.

Larceny committed in a shop; the stealing of anything from a shop.

36 : Uplifting

imp. & p. p.

of Uplift

37 : Uplift

v. t.

To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift the arm; to uplift a rock.

38 : Uplift

n.

A raising or upheaval of strata so as to disturb their regularity and uniformity, and to occasion folds, dislocations, and the like.

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This word lift uses 4 unique characters: F I L T

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From Wikipedia

Lift or LIFT may refer to:

From Wiktionary

See also: Lift

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Pronunciation
    • 1.2 Etymology 1
      • 1.2.1 Noun
        • 1.2.1.1 Synonyms
    • 1.3 Etymology 2
      • 1.3.1 Verb
      • 1.3.2 Usage notes
        • 1.3.2.1 Hyponyms
        • 1.3.2.2 Derived terms
        • 1.3.2.3 Translations
      • 1.3.3 References
      • 1.3.4 Noun
        • 1.3.4.1 Synonyms
        • 1.3.4.2 Translations
        • 1.3.4.3 References
        • 1.3.4.4 See also
    • 1.4 Anagrams
  • 2 Danish
    • 2.1 Noun
      • 2.1.1 Inflection
    • 2.2 Noun
      • 2.2.1 Inflection
  • 3 Dutch
    • 3.1 Etymology
    • 3.2 Pronunciation
    • 3.3 Noun
    • 3.4 Verb
  • 4 Hungarian
    • 4.1 Etymology
    • 4.2 Pronunciation
    • 4.3 Noun
      • 4.3.1 Declension
      • 4.3.2 Synonyms
      • 4.3.3 Derived terms
  • 5 Italian
    • 5.1 Noun
      • 5.1.1 Derived terms
  • 6 Serbo-Croatian
    • 6.1 Etymology
    • 6.2 Pronunciation
    • 6.3 Noun
      • 6.3.1 Declension
      • 6.3.2 Synonyms
  • 7 Slovak
    • 7.1 Etymology
    • 7.2 Pronunciation
    • 7.3 Noun
      • 7.3.1 Declension
      • 7.3.2 Synonyms
      • 7.3.3 Derived terms
    • 7.4 Further reading
  • 8 Volapük
    • 8.1 Noun
      • 8.1.1 Declension

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: lĭft, IPA(key): /lɪft/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪft

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English lifte, lüfte, lefte (air, sky, heaven), from Old English lyft (atmosphere, air), from Proto-Germanic *luftuz, *luftą (roof, sky, air), from Proto-Indo-European *lewp- (to peel, break off, damage). Cognate with Old High German luft (air) (German Luft), Dutch lucht (air), Old Norse lopt, loft (upper room, sky, air). More at loft.

Noun[edit]

lift (usually uncountable, plural lifts)

  1. (Britain dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Air.
  2. (Britain dialectal, chiefly Scotland) The sky; the heavens; firmament; atmosphere.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (gas or vapour breathed): air
  • (firmament, ethereal region surrounding the earth): atmosphere
  • (the heavens, sky): welkin

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English liften, lyften, from Old Norse lypta (to lift, air, literally to raise in the air), from Proto-Germanic *luftijaną (to raise in the air), from Proto-Indo-European *lewp- (to peel, break off, damage). Cognate with Danish and Norwegian Bokmål løfte (to lift), Norwegian Nynorsk and Swedish lyfta (to lift), German lüften (to air, lift), Old English lyft (air). See above. 1851 for the noun sense "a mechanical device for vertical transport".

Verb[edit]

lift (third-person singular simple present lifts, present participle lifting, simple past lifted or (rare, regional, obsolete) lift, past participle lifted or (rare, regional, obsolete) lift or (obsolete) yleft)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To raise or rise.
    The fog eventually lifted, leaving the streets clear.
    You never lift a finger to help me!
    • c1490, Of Penance and Confession be master Jhon Yrlandː
      Liftand (lifting) thy hands and thy eyen to Heaven.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      Their walk had continued not more than ten minutes when they crossed a creek by a wooden bridge and came to a row of mean houses standing flush with the street. At the door of one, an old black woman had stooped to lift a large basket, piled high with laundered clothes.
    • 2015 February 7, Val Bourne, “The quiet man of the world of snowdrops”, in The Daily Telegraph (London), page G8:
      Once it [a snowdrop variety] became established, some bulbs were lifted and passed on to be chipped (i.e. cut into small pieces and grown on).
  2. (transitive, slang) To steal. (for this sense Cleasby suggests perhaps a relation to the root of Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌹𐍆𐍄𐌿𐍃 (hliftus) "thief", cognate with Latin cleptus and Greek κλέπτω (kléptō))[1]
    • Rudyard Kipling, The Ballad of East and West
      Kamal is out with twenty men to raise the Border side,
      And he has lifted the Colonel's mare that is the Colonel's pride.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter VI, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
      “Wilbert Cream is a ... what's the word?” I referred to the letter. “A kleptomaniac [...] Does any thought occur to you?” “It most certainly does. I am thinking of your uncle's collection of old silver.” “Me, too.” “It presents a grave temptation to the unhappy young man.” “I don't know that I'd call him unhappy. He probably thoroughly enjoys lifting the stuff.”
  3. (transitive) To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.).
  4. (transitive) To alleviate, to lighten (pressure, tension, stress, etc.)
    • 2011 September 24, David Ornstein, “Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      The Gunners boss has been heavily criticised for his side's poor start to the Premier League season but this result helps lift the pressure.
  5. (transitive) to cause to move upwards.
    • 2011 October 2, Aled Williams, “Swansea 2 - 0 Stoke”, in BBC Sport Wales[2]:
      Graham secured victory with five minutes left, coolly lifting the ball over Asmir Begovic.
  6. (informal, intransitive) To lift weights; to weight-lift.
    She can lift twice her bodyweight.
  7. To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.
    • John Locke
      strained by lifting at a weight too heavy
  8. To elevate or improve in rank, condition, etc.; often with up.
    • Addison
      The Roman virtues lift up mortal man.
    • Bible, 1 Timothy iii. 6
      being lifted up with pride
  9. (obsolete) To bear; to support.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
  10. To collect, as moneys due; to raise.
  11. (computing, programming) To transform (a function) into a corresponding function in a different context.

Usage notes[edit]

Lift also has an obsolete form liftand for the present participle. The strong forms were common until the 17th century in writing and still survive in speech in a few rural dialects.

Hyponyms[edit]
  • airlift
Derived terms[edit]
  • airlifted
  • lift-off
  • lifting
Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Dictionary of the Scots Language

Noun[edit]

lift (plural lifts)

  1. An act of lifting or raising.
  2. The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.
    He gave me a lift to the bus station.
  3. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand) Mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.
    Take the lift to the fourth floor.
  4. An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.
  5. (measurement) the difference in elevation between the upper pool and lower pool of a waterway, separated by lock.
  6. (historical slang) A thief.
    • 1977, Gãmini Salgãdo, The Elizabethan Underworld, Folio Society 2006, page 32:
      The lift came into the shop dressed like a country gentleman, but was careful not to have a cloak about him, so that the tradesman could see he had no opportunity to conceal any goods about his person.
  7. (dance) The lifting of a dance partner into the air.
  8. Permanent construction with a built-in platform that is lifted vertically.
  9. an improvement in mood
    • November 17 2012, BBC Sport: Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham [3]
      The dismissal of a player who left Arsenal for Manchester City before joining Tottenham gave the home players and fans a noticeable lift.
  10. The space or distance through which anything is lifted.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  11. A rise; a degree of elevation.
    the lift of a lock in canals
  12. A lift gate.
  13. (nautical) A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below, and used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.
  14. (engineering) One of the steps of a cone pulley.
  15. (shoemaking) A layer of leather in the heel of a shoe.
  16. (horology) That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Saunier to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lift in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Synonyms[edit]
  • (mechanical device) elevator (US)
  • (act of transporting) ride
  • (upward force) uplift
Translations[edit]
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.
References[edit]
  • “lift” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.
  1. ^ Hlenni in Cleasby/Vigfusson An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874) p. 270
See also[edit]
  • escalator

Anagrams[edit]

  • flit

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lift n (singular definite liftet, plural indefinite lift)

  1. The non-commercial act of transporting someone in a vehicle: ride
  2. boost

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

lift c (singular definite liften, plural indefinite lifte or lifter)

  1. carrycot
  2. elevator
  3. lift

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
lift
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From English lift.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lift m (plural liften, diminutive liftje n)

  1. lift, elevator
  2. free ride, lift

Verb[edit]

lift

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of liften
  2. imperative of liften

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English lift.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlift]
  • Hyphenation: lift

Noun[edit]

lift (plural liftek)

  1. lift, elevator

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singularplural
nominativeliftliftek
accusativeliftetlifteket
dativeliftneklifteknek
instrumentallifttelliftekkel
causal-finalliftértliftekért
translativelifttéliftekké
terminativeliftigliftekig
essive-formalliftkéntliftekként
essive-modal
inessiveliftbenliftekben
superessiveliftenlifteken
adessiveliftnéllifteknél
illativeliftbeliftekbe
sublativeliftreliftekre
allativelifthezliftekhez
elativeliftbőlliftekből
delativeliftrőlliftekről
ablativelifttőlliftektől
Possessive forms of lift
possessorsingle possessionmultiple possessions
1st person sing.liftemliftjeim
2nd person sing.liftedliftjeid
3rd person sing.liftjeliftjei
1st person pluralliftünkliftjeink
2nd person pluralliftetekliftjeitek
3rd person pluralliftjükliftjeik

Synonyms[edit]

  • felvonó
  • páternoszter

Derived terms[edit]

  • liftes
  • liftezik

(Compound words):

  • személyzeti lift (lift/elevator for staff)
  • beteglift (lift/elevator for patients in hospitals)

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lift m (invariable)

  1. lift / elevator operator
  2. (tennis) topspin

Derived terms[edit]

  • liftare

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English lift.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lîft/

Noun[edit]

lȉft m (Cyrillic spelling ли̏фт)

  1. lift, elevator

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • dȉzalo

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English lift.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlift/

Noun[edit]

lift m (genitive singular liftu, nominative plural lifty, genitive plural liftov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. (colloquial) an elevator, lift

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • výťah

Derived terms[edit]

  • liftový

Further reading[edit]

  • lift in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lift (plural lifts)

  1. elevator
  2. altitude adjustor

Declension[edit]