Definition of lifts

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • lifts is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • lifts is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • lifts is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of lifts


  • 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 (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. elevator
  • raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. hoist
    2. wind
  • the act of raising something (noun)

    Examples

    1. he responded with a lift of his eyebrow

    Synonyms

    1. heave
    2. raise
  • fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means (verb)

    Examples

    1. Food is airlifted into Bosnia

    Synonyms

    1. airlift
  • invigorate or heighten (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift my spirits
    2. lift his ego

    Synonyms

    1. raise
  • make off with belongings of others (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. abstract
    2. cabbage
    3. filch
    4. hook
    5. nobble
    6. pilfer
    7. pinch
    8. purloin
    9. snarf
    10. sneak
    11. swipe
  • transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. airlift
  • rise up (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. rear
    2. rise
  • cancel officially (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift an embargo

    Synonyms

    1. annul
    2. countermand
    3. overturn
    4. repeal
    5. rescind
    6. reverse
    7. revoke
    8. vacate
  • perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. face-lift
  • take illegally (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. rustle
  • a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. rise
  • put an end to (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift a ban

    Synonyms

    1. raise
  • 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 (noun)

    Examples

    1. some actresses have more than one face lift

    Synonyms

    1. cosmetic surgery
    2. face lift
    3. face lifting
    4. facelift
    5. nip and tuck
    6. rhytidectomy
    7. rhytidoplasty
  • the event of something being raised upward (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. elevation
    2. raising
  • raise from a lower to a higher position (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bring up
    2. elevate
    3. get up
    4. raise
  • move upwards (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift one's eyes

    Synonyms

    1. raise
  • take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. plagiarise
    2. plagiarize
  • the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. aerodynamic lift
  • move upward (verb)

    Examples

    1. The fog lifted

    Synonyms

    1. arise
    2. come up
    3. go up
    4. move up
    5. rise
    6. uprise
  • raise in rank or condition (verb)

    Examples

    1. The new law lifted many people from poverty

    Synonyms

    1. elevate
    2. raise
  • a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ski lift
    2. ski tow
  • a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg (noun)
  • a ride in a car (noun)

    Examples

    1. he gave me a lift home
  • call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs (verb)
  • make audible (verb)

    Examples

    1. He lifted a war whoop
  • one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot (noun)
  • pay off (a mortgage) (verb)
  • remove from a seedbed or from a nursery (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift the tulip bulbs
  • remove from a surface (verb)

    Examples

    1. the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table
  • remove (hair) by scalping (verb)
  • rise upward, as from pressure or moisture (verb)

    Examples

    1. The floor is lifting slowly
  • take hold of something and move it to a different location (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift the box onto the table
  • take off or away by decreasing (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift the pressure
  • take (root crops) out of the ground (verb)

    Examples

    1. lift potatoes
  • the act of giving temporary assistance (noun)

See definition of lifts in Merriam Webster

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