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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lift  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lifted 
  adj  :  held  up  in  the  air;  "stood  with  arms  upraised";  "her 
  upraised  flag"  [syn:  {upraised}] 




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