definizione di lift, significato di lift | dizionario inglese monolingue

Collins
lift         

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      vb  
1    to rise or cause to rise upwards from the ground or another support to a higher place  
to lift a sack     
2    to move or cause to move upwards  
to lift one's eyes     
3    tr   to take hold of in order to carry or remove  
to lift something down from a shelf     
4    tr   to raise in status, spirituality, estimation, etc.  
his position lifted him from the common crowd     
5    tr   to revoke or rescind  
to lift tax restrictions     
6    to make or become audible or louder  
to lift one's voice in song     
7    tr   to take (plants or underground crops) out of the ground for transplanting or harvesting  
8    intr   to disappear by lifting or as if by lifting  
the fog lifted     
9    to transport in a vehicle  
10    tr  
Informal   to take unlawfully or dishonourably; steal  
11    tr  
Informal   to make dishonest use of (another person's idea, writing, etc.); plagiarize  
12    tr  
Slang   to arrest  
13    tr   to perform a face-lift on  
14    tr     (U.S. and Canadian)   to pay off (a mortgage, etc.)  
      n  
15    the act or an instance of lifting  
16    the power or force available or used for lifting  
17   
a      (Brit)   a platform, compartment, or cage raised or lowered in a vertical shaft to transport persons or goods in a building,   (U.S. and Canadian word)    elevator  
b       See       chairlift       ski lift  
18    the distance or degree to which something is lifted  
19    a usually free ride as a passenger in a car or other vehicle  
20    a rise in the height of the ground  
21    a rise in morale or feeling of cheerfulness usually caused by some specific thing or event  
22    the force required to lift an object  
23    a layer of the heel of a shoe, etc., or a detachable pad inside the shoe to give the wearer added height  
24    aid; help  
25      (Mining)  
a    the thickness of ore extracted in one operation  
b    a set of pumps used in a mine  
26   
a    the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on a wing, etc., at right angles to the airflow  
b    the upward force exerted by the gas in a balloon, airship, etc.  
27       See       airlift       1  
     (C13: from Scandinavian; related to Old Norse lypta, Old English lyft sky; compare loft)  
  liftable      adj  
  lifter      n  
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Collins
lift          [2]  
      n     (Scot)   the sky  
     (Old English lyft)  

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Collins
heeltap  
      n  
1      (Also called)    lift          a layer of leather, etc., in the heel of a shoe  
2    a small amount of alcoholic drink left at the bottom of a glass after drinking  


air-lift pump  
      n   a pump that pumps liquid by injecting air into the lower end of an open pipe immersed in the liquid: often used in boreholes  
face-lift  
      n  
1    a cosmetic surgical operation for tightening sagging skin and smoothing unwanted wrinkles on the face  
2    any improvement or renovation, as of a building, etc.  
fork-lift truck  
      n   a vehicle having two power-operated horizontal prongs that can be raised and lowered for loading, transporting, and unloading goods, esp. goods that are stacked on wooden pallets,   (Sometimes shortened to)    forklift  
lift          [1]  
      vb  
1    to rise or cause to rise upwards from the ground or another support to a higher place  
to lift a sack     
2    to move or cause to move upwards  
to lift one's eyes     
3    tr   to take hold of in order to carry or remove  
to lift something down from a shelf     
4    tr   to raise in status, spirituality, estimation, etc.  
his position lifted him from the common crowd     
5    tr   to revoke or rescind  
to lift tax restrictions     
6    to make or become audible or louder  
to lift one's voice in song     
7    tr   to take (plants or underground crops) out of the ground for transplanting or harvesting  
8    intr   to disappear by lifting or as if by lifting  
the fog lifted     
9    to transport in a vehicle  
10    tr  
Informal   to take unlawfully or dishonourably; steal  
11    tr  
Informal   to make dishonest use of (another person's idea, writing, etc.); plagiarize  
12    tr  
Slang   to arrest  
13    tr   to perform a face-lift on  
14    tr     (U.S. and Canadian)   to pay off (a mortgage, etc.)  
      n  
15    the act or an instance of lifting  
16    the power or force available or used for lifting  
17   
a      (Brit)   a platform, compartment, or cage raised or lowered in a vertical shaft to transport persons or goods in a building,   (U.S. and Canadian word)    elevator  
b       See       chairlift       ski lift  
18    the distance or degree to which something is lifted  
19    a usually free ride as a passenger in a car or other vehicle  
20    a rise in the height of the ground  
21    a rise in morale or feeling of cheerfulness usually caused by some specific thing or event  
22    the force required to lift an object  
23    a layer of the heel of a shoe, etc., or a detachable pad inside the shoe to give the wearer added height  
24    aid; help  
25      (Mining)  
a    the thickness of ore extracted in one operation  
b    a set of pumps used in a mine  
26   
a    the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on a wing, etc., at right angles to the airflow  
b    the upward force exerted by the gas in a balloon, airship, etc.  
27       See       airlift       1  
     (C13: from Scandinavian; related to Old Norse lypta, Old English lyft sky; compare loft)  
  liftable      adj  
  lifter      n  
lift          [2]  
      n     (Scot)   the sky  
     (Old English lyft)  
lift pump  
      n   a pump that raises a fluid to a higher level. It usually consists of a piston and vertical cylinder with flap or ball valves in both piston and cylinder base  
   Compare       force pump  
ski lift  
      n   any of various devices for carrying skiers up a slope, such as a chairlift  
straight arm lift  
      n   a wrestling attack, in which a wrestler twists his opponent's arm against the joint and lifts him by it, often using his shoulder as a fulcrum  
topping lift  
      n     (Nautical)   a line or cable for raising the end of a boom that is away from the mast  

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Collins

lift

  

      vb  
1    bear aloft, buoy up, draw up, elevate, heft     (informal)   hoist, pick up, raise, raise high, rear, upheave, uplift, upraise  
2    advance, ameliorate, boost, dignify, elevate, enhance, exalt, improve, promote, raise, upgrade  
3    annul, cancel, countermand, end, relax, remove, rescind, revoke, stop, terminate  
4    ascend, be dispelled, climb, disappear, disperse, dissipate, mount, rise, vanish  
5      (informal)   appropriate, blag     (slang)   cabbage     (Brit. slang)   copy, crib     (informal)   half-inch     (old-fashioned slang)   nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pilfer, pinch     (informal)   pirate, plagiarize, pocket, purloin, steal, take, thieve  
      n  
6    car ride, drive, ride, run, transport  
7    boost, encouragement, fillip, pick-me-up, reassurance, shot in the arm     (informal)   uplift  
8    elevator     (chiefly U.S.)  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1    dash, depress, drop, hang, lower  
3    establish, impose  
4    descend, drop, fall, lower  
      n  
7    blow, letdown  


face-lift  
1    cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery  
2    renovation, restoration  

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