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Definition of Lift
LiftLift Lift (l[i^]ft), n. [AS. lyft air. See Loft.]
The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament. [Obs. or Scot.] LiftLift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lifted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Lifting.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw.
lyfta to lift, Dan. l["o]fte, G. l["u]ften; -- prop., to
raise into the air. See Loft, and cf. 1st Lift.]
1. To move in a direction opposite to that of gravitation; to
raise; to elevate; to bring up from a lower place to a
higher; to upheave; sometimes implying a continued support
or holding in the higher place; -- said of material
things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair
or a burden. LiftLift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. i.
1. To try to raise something; to exert the strength for
raising or bearing.
Strained by lifting at a weight too heavy. --Locke.
2. To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the
fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it.
3. [See Lift, v. t., 5.] To live by theft. --Spenser.
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