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 property of being large in mass
lift or elevate
test the weight of something by lifting it
cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"
a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"
a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"