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English definition of “lift”

lift

verb [I/T] (RAISE)   /lɪft/
to move something from a lower to a higher position: [T] I can’t lift you up – you’re a big boy now! [I always + adv/prep] The top of the stool lifts off (= can be removed) so you can store things in it. [T] She lifted the baby out of her chair. [T] fig. Nothing, it seemed, could lift his spirits (= make him feel happier).
(Definition of lift verb (RAISE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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