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Another word for lift

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Verb
  1. To move (something) to a higher position

    See also:

    rise

  2. To move from a lower to a higher position

    See also:

    rise

  3. To disappear by or as if by rising

  4. To take back or remove

  5. To raise the spirits of

    See also:

    happy

  6. To take (another's property) without permission

Noun
  1. An instance of lifting or being lifted

    See also:

    rise

  2. High spirits

    See also:

    happy

  3. A strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation

    See also:

    excite

Another word for lift

Noun
  1. The work of lifting

  2. *A ride

    See also:

    journey

  3. *Aid

    See also:

    aid

Verb
  1. See also:

    raise

Synonym Study

  • Boost is a colloquial term and implies lifting by or as if by a push from behind or below boost me into the tree. All these terms are used figuratively to imply bringing into a higher or better state to lift, or hoist, one's spirits, to raise one's hopes, to elevate one's mind, to rear children, to boost sales
  • Hoist implies the lifting of something heavy, usually by some mechanical means, as a block and tackle or a crane to hoist bales of cotton into a ship
  • Rear is a literary equivalent of raise the giant trees reared their branches to the sky
  • Elevate is now a less frequent synonym for lift or raise the balloon had been elevated 500 feet
  • Raise , often interchangeable with lift , may specifically imply bringing into an upright position by lifting one end to raise a flagpole
  • Lift , in its general literal sense, implies the use of some effort in bringing something up to a higher position help me lift the table