increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
make better or more attractive; "This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat"
give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
confer dignity or honor upon; "He was dignified with a title"
raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
heighten or intensify;
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"
take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure"
raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
the act of giving temporary assistance
remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"
make off with belongings of others
lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
remove (hair) by scalping
take illegally; "rustle cattle"
one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual pr
establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
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"
cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise a
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
lift up or elevate
lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces; "the earth's movement uplifted this part of town"
a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)