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1. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] raise from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • prove
  • kick up
  • chin up
  • pinnacle
  • skid
  • come up
  • levitate
  • pick up
  • underlay
  • shoulder
  • trice up
  • hike
  • lift up
  • jack
  • boost
  • pump
  • move
  • wind
  • hike up
  • leaven
  • uprise
  • go up
  • elevate
  • bring up
  • run up
  • move up
  • heighten
  • get up
  • gather up
  • arise
  • hoist
  • erect
  • raise
  • rear
  • rise
  • trice
  • displace
  • chin

Antonyms

  • lower
  • disagree
  • lightness
  • take away

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Lift

  • credithrift
  • adrift
  • thrift
  • swift
  • stiffed
  • sniffed
  • shrift
  • drift
  • tift
  • tifft
  • sift
  • shift
  • rift
  • riffed
  • miffed
  • gift

How do you pronounce lift?

Pronounce lift as lɪft.

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Sentences with lift


1. Verb, base form
Pinch the piece and lift up at the same time.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
If the handle is on tight, wiggle it around to loosen it then lift it up.

3. Adjective
Press the panel back sharply and lift upwards.

4. Noun, singular or mass
The lift helps you extend the pose more fully.

5. Adverb
To get stronger, you need to consistently lift more weight, right?

Quotes about lift


1. When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up - it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
- Kirstie Alley

2. I want to see you.Know your voice.Recognize you when youfirst come 'round the corner.Sense your scent when I come into a room you've just left.Know the lift of your heel,the glide of your foot.Become familiar with the way you purse your lipsthen let them part, just the slightest bit,when I lean in to your spaceand kiss you.I want to know the joy of how you whisper "more
- Rumi

3. I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.
- Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

2. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] take hold of something and move it to a different location.

Synonyms

  • heft
  • heave
  • heft up
  • pitchfork
  • heave up
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • enable
  • unconcealed
  • conclusive

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] cancel officially.

Synonyms

  • renege
  • go back on
  • overturn
  • repeal
  • strike down
  • renege on
  • countermand
  • renegue on
  • annul
  • revoke
  • cancel
  • vacate
  • rescind

Antonyms

  • synchronize
  • consecrate
  • correct
  • obverse

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] move upward.

Synonyms

  • bubble
  • come up
  • chandelle
  • surge
  • climb
  • rise
  • locomote
  • move
  • zoom
  • uprise
  • go up
  • soar upwards
  • soar
  • scend
  • move up
  • soar up
  • go
  • steam
  • climb up
  • arise
  • mount
  • uplift
  • ascend
  • rocket
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • disassembly
  • disappear
  • dematerialize

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] make audible.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • issue
  • validate
  • unbalance
  • take office

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] move upwards.

Synonyms

  • go up
  • raise
  • come up
  • move up
  • rise
  • displace
  • move
  • arise

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • subordinate
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] take off or away by decreasing.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • undress
  • unerect
  • level
  • soft

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] invigorate or heighten.

Synonyms

  • better
  • amend
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • ameliorate

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • natural depression
  • detach
  • levitation

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. lift

noun. ['ˈlɪft'] the act of giving temporary assistance.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • assist
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • precede
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. lift

verb. ['ˈlɪft'] raise in rank or condition.

Synonyms

  • elevate
  • alter
  • modify
  • dignify
  • change
  • exalt

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • appear
  • no-go
  • absorb

Etymology

  • lifte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • liften (Middle English (1100-1500))
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