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From Middle English lifte, luft(e), left(e) (air", "sky", "heaven) from Old English lyft (air", "atmosphere) from Proto-Gmc. *luftuz "air, sky". Akin to O.H.G. luft, German Luft, Dutch lucht "air"

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Lift

Plural
usually uncountable; plural Lifts

Lift (usually uncountable; plural Lifts)
  1. Patrono:Scotland air.
  2. Patrono:Scotland the sky; the heavens, firmament; the atmosphere.
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Patrono:Checksyns

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From Old Norse lypta (Danish løfte) [1], cognates include German lüften

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Infinitive
to Lift

Third person singular
Lifts

Simple past
Lifted

Past participle
Lifted

Present participle
Lifting

to Lift (third-person singular simple present Lifts, present participle Lifting, simple past and past participle Lifted)
  1. (transitive, intransitive) To raise.
  2. (transitive, slang) To steal.
  3. (transitive) To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.).
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Lift

Plural
Lifts

Lift (plural Lifts)
  1. An act of lifting or raising.
  2. The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.
    He gave me a lift to the bus station.
  3. Patrono:AU Mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.
    Take the lift to the fourth floor.
  4. An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.
  5. (measurement) the difference in elevation between the upper pool and lower pool of a waterway, separated by lock.
  6. (historical slang) A thief.
    • 1977, Gãmini Salgãdo, The Elizabethan Underworld, Folio Society 2006, p. 32:
      The lift came into the shop dressed like a country gentleman, but was careful not to have a cloak about him, so that the tradesman could see he had no opportunity to conceal any goods about his person.
  7. Patrono:Dance The lifting of a dance partner into the air.
  8. Platform used for the moving of people and/or goods up and down in buildings.
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  1. Etymology of the verb in ODS: "eng. lift fra nord."

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Lift n. (singular definite Liftet, plural indefinite lift)

  1. The non-commercial act of transporting someone in a vehicle: ride
  2. boost

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Lift c. (singular definite Liften, plural indefinite Lifte or lifter)

  1. carrycot
  2. elevator
  3. lift

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lift m.

  1. an elevator
  2. The non-commercial act of transporting someone in a vehicle: ride

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  • IPA: /ˈlift/

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Lift (plural Liftek)

  1. lift, elevator

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Patrono:Hu-decl-ekPatrono:Hu-pos-etek

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From English lift.

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lȉft m. (Cyrillic spelling ли̏фт)

  1. lift
  2. elevator

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lift m., lifty pl.
lift stem
liftu Patrono:Gensg
Patrono:Sk-dub
  1. an elevator, lift

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lift

  1. an elevator
  2. altitude adjustor

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