Meaning of “lift” - Learner’s Dictionary

lift

noun [ C ] uk us /lɪft/
MACHINE UK (US elevator)

A2 a machine that carries people up and down in tall buildings:

Shall we use the stairs or take the lift?
RIDE

A2 a free ride somewhere, usually in a car:

[ usually singular ] Can you give me a lift to the airport?
MOVE

the act of moving someone or something up to a higher position

(Definition of “lift noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)