- The act of giving temporary assistance (synset 101211977)
The component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity (synset 111442391)
hypernym: aerodynamic force - forces acting on airfoils in motion relative to the air (or other gaseous fluids)hyponym: ground effect - apparent increase in aerodynamic lift experienced by an aircraft flying close to the groundsynonym: aerodynamic lift
The event of something being raised upward (synset 107385271)
"an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground (synset 107362999)
hypernym: moving ridge, wave - one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)synonym: rise
A powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill (synset 104238755)
- chair lift, chairlift - a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable
- rope tow - a ski tow offering only a moving rope to hold onto
- surface lift - a ski tow that pulls skiers up a slope without lifting them off the ground
A device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg (synset 103669840)
hypernym: device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
One of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot (synset 103669700)
hyponym: top lift - the bottom layer of a heelpart meronym: heel - the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
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 (synset 103286056)
hypernym: lifting device - a device for lifting heavy loadshyponym:
part meronym: building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one placesynonym: elevator
- dumbwaiter, food elevator - a small elevator used to convey food (or other goods) from one floor of a building to another
- freight elevator, service elevator - an elevator designed for carrying freight
- paternoster - a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in an endless loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor
Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face;
An incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised (synset 100675401)"some actresses have more than one face lift"hypernym: anaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable) (synset 100317420)
hypernym: conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation - the act of moving something from one location to anotherinstance hyponym: berlin airlift - airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlinsynonym: airlift
A ride in a car (synset 100310102)
"he gave me a lift home"
The act of raising something (synset 100117196)
"he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
Raise from a lower to a higher position (synset 201978076)
"Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"hypernym: displace, move - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sensehyponym:
- get up - cause to rise
- jack, jack up - lift with a special device
- shoulder - lift onto one's shoulders
- kick up - cause to rise by kicking
- hoist, lift, wind - raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
- trice, trice up - raise with a line
- hoist, run up - raise
- hoist - move from one place to another by lifting
- pump - raise (gases or fluids) with a pump
- levitate - cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
- underlay - raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
- skid - elevate onto skids
- pinnacle - raise on or as if on a pinnacle
- chin, chin up - raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
- leaven, prove, raise - cause to puff up with a leaven
- heighten - increase the height of
- boost, hike, hike up - increase
- gather up, lift up, pick up - take and lift upward
- erect, rear - cause to rise up
Take hold of something and move it to a different location (synset 201582002)
"lift the box onto the table"hypernym: displace, move - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Move upwards (synset 201977773)
"lift one's eyes"hypernym: displace, move - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Move upward (synset 201972576)
"The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"hypernym: go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphoricallyhyponym:
- scend, surge - rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
- climb, climb up, go up, mount - go upward with gradual or continuous progress
- soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom - rise rapidly
- go up - be erected, built, or constructed
- rocket, skyrocket - shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
- bubble - rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
- uplift - lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
- chandelle - climb suddenly and steeply
- steam - rise as vapor
- ascend, come up, rise, uprise - come up, of celestial bodies
Make audible (synset 200988106)
"He lifted a war whoop"
Cancel officially (synset 200801460)
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
- Make off with belongings of others (synset 202281711)
Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help (synset 201457813)
"hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
Invigorate or heighten (synset 200551059)
"lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
Raise in rank or condition (synset 200545629)
"The new law lifted many people from poverty"
Take off or away by decreasing (synset 200178766)
"lift the pressure"
Rise up (synset 202702643)
"The building rose before them"
- Pay off (a mortgage) (synset 202357177)
Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech;
Of intellectual property (synset 202282906)domain category: crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil acthyponym: crib - take unauthorized (intellectual material)
Take illegally (synset 202281983)
"rustle cattle"domain category: crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking - (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil actsynonym: rustle
Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means (synset 201454668)
"Food is airlifted into Bosnia"hypernym: fly - transport by aeroplanesynonym: airlift
Take (root crops) out of the ground (synset 201314268)
- Call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs (synset 200794583)
Rise upward, as from pressure or moisture (synset 200357852)
"The floor is lifting slowly"
Put an end to (synset 200354849)
"lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
Remove (hair) by scalping (synset 200198998)
hypernym: scalp - remove the scalp of
Remove from a seedbed or from a nursery (synset 200178887)
"lift the tulip bulbs"
Remove from a surface (synset 200178616)
"the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
Perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face (synset 200061704)
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