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Definitions for: LIFT

(n.) The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament.
(n.) Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted.
(n.) The space or distance through which anything is lifted; as, a long lift.
(n.) Help; assistance, as by lifting; as, to give one a lift in a wagon.
(n.) That by means of which a person or thing lifts or is lifted
(n.) A hoisting machine; an elevator; a dumb waiter.
(n.) A handle.
(n.) An exercising machine.
(n.) A rise; a degree of elevation; as, the lift of a lock in canals.
(n.) A lift gate. See Lift gate, below.
(n.) A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.
(n.) One of the steps of a cone pulley.
(n.) A layer of leather in the heel.
(n.) That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.
(v. i.) To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.
(v. i.) To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it.
(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.
(v. t.) To raise, elevate, exalt, improve, in rank, condition, estimation, character, etc.; -- often with up.
(v. t.) To bear; to support.
(v. t.) To collect, as moneys due; to raise.
(v. t.) To steal; to carry off by theft (esp. cattle); as, to lift a drove of cattle.
(v. t.) To live by theft.

anagrams for:lift

(v. i.) To move with celerity through the air; to fly away with a rapid motion; to dart along; to fleet; as, a bird flits away; a cloud flits along.
(v. i.) To flutter; to rove on the wing.
(v. i.) To pass rapidly, as a light substance, from one place to another; to remove; to migrate.
(v. i.) To remove from one place or habitation to another.
(v. i.) To be unstable; to be easily or often moved.
(a.) Nimble; quick; swift. [Obs.] See Fleet.