English definition of “lift”
UP [T] › to put something or someone in a higher position: Could you help me lift this table, please? She lifted the baby up and put him in his chair. He lifted his glass to his lips.
WEATHER [I] › If fog lifts, it disappears: By noon the fog had lifted and the day turned hot.
RULES [T] › to stop a rule: The government had already lifted the ban on beef imports.
STEAL [T] informal › to steal or copy something: Entire paragraphs of his thesis were lifted from other sources. → See also not lift a finger