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Engelsk navneord: lift

1. lift (om handling) the act of giving temporary assistance


Mindre specifikke termeraid, assist, assistance, help

2. lift (om fænomen) the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aerodynamic lift


Mindre specifikke termeraerodynamic force


Mere specifikke termerground effect

3. lift (om begivenhed) the event of something being raised upward


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn elevation of the temperature in the afternoon.
A raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elevation, raising


Mindre specifikke termerascension, ascent, rise, rising

4. lift (om begivenhed) a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rise


Mindre specifikke termermoving ridge, wave

5. lift (om genstand) a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ski lift, ski tow


Mindre specifikke termerconveyance, transport


Mere specifikke termerchair lift, chairlift, rope tow, surface lift

6. lift (om genstand) a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg


Mindre specifikke termerdevice

7. lift (om genstand) one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot


Mindre specifikke termerbed, layer


Mere specifikke termertop lift


Omfatter disse overordnede termerheel

8. lift (om genstand) lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elevator


Mindre specifikke termerlifting device


Mere specifikke termerdumbwaiter, food elevator, freight elevator, paternoster, service elevator


Omfatter disse specifikke termercar, elevator car


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbuilding, edifice

9. lift (om handling) plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSome actresses have more than one face lift.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cosmetic surgery, face lift, face lifting, facelift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty


Mindre specifikke termeranaplasty, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery


Mere specifikke termernose job, rhinoplasty

10. lift (om handling) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)airlift


Mindre specifikke termerconveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBerlin airlift

11. lift (om handling) a ride in a car


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave me a lift home.


Mindre specifikke termerdrive, ride

12. lift (om handling) the act of raising something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe responded with a lift of his eyebrow.
Fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)heave, raise


Mindre specifikke termeractuation, propulsion


Engelsk udsagnsord: lift

1. lift (om bevægelse) raise from a lower to a higher position


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRaise your hands.
Lift a load.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe men lift the chairs


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bring up, elevate, get up, raise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerboost, chin, chin up, erect, gather up, get up, heighten, hike, hike up, hoist, hoist, hoist, jack, jack up, kick up, leaven, levitate, lift, lift up, pick up, pinnacle, prove, pump, raise, rear, run up, shoulder, skid, trice, trice up, underlay, wind


Medførerarise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)bring down, let down, lower, take down, get down

2. lift (om relation) take hold of something and move it to a different location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift the box onto the table.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerfork, heave, heave up, heft, heft up, pitchfork

3. lift (om bevægelse) move upwards


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift one's eyes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)raise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Medførerarise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

4. lift (om bevægelse) move upward


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arise, come up, go up, move up, rise, uprise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel


Mere specifikke termerascend, bubble, chandelle, climb, climb up, come up, go up, go up, mount, rise, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surge, surge, uplift, uprise, zoom


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)come down, descend, go down, fall

5. lift (om kommunikation) make audible


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lifted a war whoop.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeremit, let loose, let out, utter

6. lift (om kommunikation) cancel officially


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe revoked the ban on smoking.
Lift an embargo.
Vacate a death sentence.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)annul, countermand, overturn, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke, vacate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercancel, strike down


Mere specifikke termergo back on, renege, renege on, renegue on

7. lift (om forhold) make off with belongings of others


Eksempler på anvendelseThey lift the goods


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termersteal

8. lift (om relation) raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hoist, wind


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise


Mere specifikke termertrice, trice up

9. lift (om ændring) invigorate or heighten


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift my spirits.
Lift his ego.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)raise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

10. lift (om ændring) raise in rank or condition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe new law lifted many people from poverty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elevate, raise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerdignify, exalt

11. lift (om ændring) take off or away by decreasing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift the pressure.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerremove, take, take away, withdraw

12. lift (om tilstand) rise up


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe building rose before them.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rear, rise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerappear, look, seem


Mere specifikke termerhulk, loom, predominate, tower

13. lift (om forhold) pay off (a mortgage)


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerliquidate, pay off

14. lift (om forhold) take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)plagiarise, plagiarize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termersteal


Mere specifikke termercrib


Overordnet emneområdecrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

15. lift (om forhold) take illegally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRustle cattle.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey lift the animals


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rustle


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termersteal


Overordnet emneområdecrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

16. lift (om relation) fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFood is airlifted into Bosnia.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)airlift


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerfly

17. lift (om relation) take (root crops) out of the ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift potatoes.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdig, dig out

18. lift (om kommunikation) call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercall, send for

19. lift (om ændring) rise upward, as from pressure or moisture


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe floor is lifting slowly.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbuckle, heave, warp

20. lift (om ændring) put an end to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift a ban.
Raise a siege.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)raise


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerend, terminate

21. lift (om ændring) remove (hair) by scalping


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerscalp

22. lift (om ændring) remove from a seedbed or from a nursery


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLift the tulip bulbs.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerremove, take, take away, withdraw

23. lift (om ændring) remove from a surface


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerremove, take, take away, withdraw

24. lift (i anatomi) perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)face-lift


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeroperate, operate on









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