Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) lift (the act of giving temporary assistance)
- S: (n) aerodynamic lift, lift (the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity)
- S: (n) elevation, lift, raising (the event of something being raised upward) "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
- S: (n) lift, rise (a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground)
- S: (n) ski tow, ski lift, lift (a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill)
- S: (n) lift (a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg)
- S: (n) lift (one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot)
- S: (n) elevator, lift (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)
- S: (n) face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck (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) "some actresses have more than one face lift"
- S: (n) airlift, lift (transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable))
- S: (n) lift (a ride in a car) "he gave me a lift home"
- S: (n) lift, raise, heave (the act of raising something) "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
- S: (v) raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up (raise from a lower to a higher position) "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
- S: (v) lift (take hold of something and move it to a different location) "lift the box onto the table"
- S: (v) lift, raise (move upwards) "lift one's eyes"
- S: (v) rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise (move upward) "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
- S: (v) lift (make audible) "He lifted a war whoop"
- S: (v) revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate (cancel officially) "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
- S: (v) pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift (make off with belongings of others)
- S: (v) hoist, lift, wind (raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help) "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
- S: (v) raise, lift (invigorate or heighten) "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
- S: (v) lift, raise, elevate (raise in rank or condition) "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
- S: (v) lift (take off or away by decreasing) "lift the pressure"
- S: (v) rise, lift, rear (rise up) "The building rose before them"
- S: (v) lift (pay off (a mortgage))
- S: (v) plagiarize, plagiarise, lift (take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property)
- S: (v) rustle, lift (take illegally) "rustle cattle"
- S: (v) airlift, lift (fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means) "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
- S: (v) lift (take (root crops) out of the ground) "lift potatoes"
- S: (v) lift (call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs)
- S: (v) lift (rise upward, as from pressure or moisture) "The floor is lifting slowly"
- S: (v) lift, raise (put an end to) "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
- S: (v) lift (remove (hair) by scalping)
- S: (v) lift (remove from a seedbed or from a nursery) "lift the tulip bulbs"
- S: (v) lift (remove from a surface) "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
- S: (v) face-lift, lift (perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face)