Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “uplift”


noun [C]     /ˈʌplɪft/ STOCK MARKET, COMMERCE
an increase in value : Shares have now recovered to $4.81 - this represents a huge uplift of almost 50% in their value . Forecasts suggest that the stores should enjoy 16% sales uplifts.
(Definition of uplift noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of uplift

Definitions of “uplift” in other dictionaries

Translations of “uplift”

Word of the Day

tie the knot

to get married

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More