Translation of "lift" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /lɪft/ us /lɪft/

B1 to put something or someone in a higher position

She lifted / the baby up and put him in his chair.
He lifted his glass to his lips.
noun uk /lɪft/ us /lɪft/

A2 UK US elevator a machine that carries people up and down in tall buildings

Shall we use the stairs or take the lift?

(Translation of “lift” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /lift/

to raise or bring to a higher position

levantar, alzar
The box was so heavy that I couldn’t lift it.

to take and carry away

coger, llevar
He lifted the table through into the kitchen.

(of mist etc) to disappear

By noon, the fog was beginning to lift.

to rise

The aeroplane/airplane lifted into the air.
lift off phrasal verb

(of a rocket etc) to leave the ground.


(Translation of “lift” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)