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noun as in transportation

noun as in help, aid

verb as in repeal, revoke

verb as in steal

verb as in promote, improve

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There are many more, but these items are relatively simple and if businesses did them, they would see a near-term lift in visibility and conversions.

It offers 13 inches of vertical lift, 360 degrees of rotation and 75 degrees of tilt, which allow it to be flexible in a variety of workspace conditions including sit-and-stand desks and creative studios.

Though electric forces alone are not enough to explain dust lift on Mars, the forces “are critical in the dust-­lifting process and should be taken into account,” says Germán Martínez of the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.

However, some brands are seeing revenue lift in large part due to added virtual events, including Teen Vogue and its Teen Vogue Prom franchise that took place this spring.

From Digiday

That generates lift — upward force that helps an object stay in the air.

For every nanosecond that I miraculously lift off the ground, I land with an inordinately loud thud.

Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.

The Kurds claimed at least 100 Islamic militants were killed in the two-day battle to lift the siege.

But only Congress has the ability to completely lift the trade embargo, which has been in place since 1962.

And for those seeking a quick fix: Studies show that light therapy can spur a mood lift in just several days.

The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.

Lift up thy hand over the strange nations, that they may see thy power.

Though, as everybody well knew, the doctor had forbidden her to lift so much as a pin!

He rose upon it, it was under him, he felt its lift and irresistible momentum; almost it bore him up the steps.

A girl was moved to pity by a picture of a lamb caught in a thicket, and tried to lift the branch that lay across the animal.


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On this page you'll find 263 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lift, such as: drive, journey, passage, ride, run, and transport.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.