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English verb: lift up

1. lift up (motion) take and lift upward


Synonymsgather up, pick up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise

2. lift up (emotion) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism


SamplesMusic can uplift your spirits.


ExamplesThe good news will lift up her, The performance is likely to lift up Sue


Synonymselate, intoxicate, pick up, uplift


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)excite, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir


Narrower (hyponym)beatify, beatify, exalt, exhilarate, inebriate, puff, thrill, tickle pink


Causejoy, rejoice


Antonymscast down, deject, depress, dismay, dispirit, demoralise, demoralize, get down









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