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According to WordNet, the verb "lift" has 24 sense(s).

200986074 make audible; "He lifted a war whoop".

200178652 take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure".

200178773 remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs".

200799798 cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence".

201579153 take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table".

202277138 take illegally; "rustle cattle".

202352181 pay off (a mortgage).

200178502 remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table".

201452057 fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia".

201973759 move upwards; "lift one's eyes".

202276866 make off with belongings of others.

200544549 raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty".

200792921 call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs.

200061933 perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face.

200549982 invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego".

201455184 raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car".

200357198 rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly".

200354195 put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege".

201311608 take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes".

200198623 remove (hair) by scalping.

202278061 take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property.

201974062 raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load".

202696801 rise up; "The building rose before them".

201968569 move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows".


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