improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
enlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
grow or intensify; "The pressure augmented"
raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
the act of giving hope or support to someone
the expression of approval and support
the feeling of being encouraged
the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month"
a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"
make off with belongings of others
the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
remove (hair) by scalping
take illegally; "rustle cattle"
a ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home"
put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"
pay off (a mortgage)
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"