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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) lift

Synonyms: raise, lift, heave Definition: the act of raising something Usage: he responded with a lift of his eyebrow; fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up

Hypernyms: actuation, propulsion Definition: the act of propelling

Synonyms: lift Definition: a ride in a car Usage: he gave me a lift home

Hypernyms: drive, ride Definition: a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile) Usage: he took the family for a drive in his new car

Synonyms: airlift, lift Definition: transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

Hypernyms: conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation Definition: the act of moving something from one location to another

Synonyms: face lift, face lifting, facelift, cosmetic surgery, lift, nip and tuck, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty Definition: 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 Usage: some actresses have more than one face lift

Hypernyms: plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, anaplasty Definition: surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue

Synonyms: lift Definition: the act of giving temporary assistance

Hypernyms: aid, assist, assistance, help Definition: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose Usage: he gave me an assist with the housework; could not walk without assistance; rescue party went to their aid; offered his help in unloading

Synonyms: elevator, lift Definition: 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

Hypernyms: lifting device Definition: a device for lifting heavy loads

Synonyms: lift Definition: one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

Hypernyms: layer, bed Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach

Synonyms: lift Definition: a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

Hypernyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: ski lift, ski tow, lift Definition: a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

Hypernyms: conveyance, transport Definition: something that serves as a means of transportation

Synonyms: rise, lift Definition: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

Hypernyms: wave, moving ridge Definition: one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

Synonyms: lift, raising, elevation Definition: the event of something being raised upward Usage: an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon; a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity

Hypernyms: rise, rising, ascension, ascent Definition: a movement upward Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Synonyms: aerodynamic lift, lift Definition: the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

Hypernyms: aerodynamic force Definition: forces acting on airfoils in motion relative to the air (or other gaseous fluids)

Synonyms for (verb) lift

Synonyms: face-lift, lift Definition: perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

Hypernyms: operate, operate on Definition: perform surgery on Usage: The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life

Synonyms: lift Definition: remove from a surface Usage: the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: lift Definition: take off or away by decreasing Usage: lift the pressure

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: lift Definition: remove from a seedbed or from a nursery Usage: lift the tulip bulbs

Hypernyms: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: lift Definition: remove (hair) by scalping

Hypernyms: scalp Definition: remove the scalp of Usage: The enemies were scalped

Synonyms: lift, raise Definition: put an end to Usage: lift a ban; raise a siege

Hypernyms: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: lift Definition: rise upward, as from pressure or moisture Usage: The floor is lifting slowly

Hypernyms: buckle, warp, heave Definition: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat Usage: The highway buckled during the heat wave

Synonyms: raise, elevate, lift Definition: raise in rank or condition Usage: The new law lifted many people from poverty

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: lift, raise Definition: invigorate or heighten Usage: lift my spirits; lift his ego

Hypernyms: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better Definition: to make better Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

Synonyms: lift Definition: call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

Hypernyms: call, send for Definition: order, request, or command to come Usage: She was called into the director's office; Call the police!

Synonyms: vacate, countermand, overturn, lift, annul, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke Definition: cancel officially Usage: He revoked the ban on smoking; lift an embargo; vacate a death sentence

Hypernyms: strike down, cancel Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law

Synonyms: lift Definition: make audible Usage: He lifted a war whoop

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: lift Definition: take (root crops) out of the ground Usage: lift potatoes

Hypernyms: dig, dig out Definition: create by digging Usage: dig a hole; dig out a channel

Synonyms: airlift, lift Definition: fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means Usage: Food is airlifted into Bosnia

Hypernyms: fly Definition: transport by aeroplane Usage: We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America

Synonyms: hoist, wind, lift Definition: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help Usage: hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car

Hypernyms: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms: lift Definition: take hold of something and move it to a different location Usage: lift the box onto the table

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise Definition: move upward Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: raise, lift Definition: move upwards Usage: lift one's eyes

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift Definition: make off with belongings of others

Hypernyms: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation

Synonyms: lift, rustle Definition: take illegally Usage: rustle cattle

Hypernyms: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation

Synonyms: plagiarise, plagiarize, lift Definition: take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

Hypernyms: steal Definition: take without the owner's consent Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation

Synonyms: lift Definition: pay off (a mortgage)

Hypernyms: pay off, liquidate Definition: eliminate by paying off (debts)

Synonyms: lift, rear, rise Definition: rise up Usage: The building rose before them

Hypernyms: seem, look, appear Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time