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"
a resource; "visual aids in teaching"
money to support a worthy person or cause
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"
take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"
a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"