English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lift

hysbak
Lift :
lift
- liftopgehefsteleropheffinghysbakke
 

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Noun(1) the act of giving temporary assistance(2) the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity(3) the event of something being raised upward(4) a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground(5) a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill(6) a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg(7) one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot(8) 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(9) 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(10) transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable(11) a ride in a car(12) the act of raising something
Verb(1) raise from a lower to a higher position(2) take hold of something and move it to a different location(3) move upwards(4) move upward(5) make audible(6) cancel officially(7) make off with belongings of others(8) raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help(9) invigorate or heighten(10) raise in rank or condition(11) take off or away by decreasing(12) rise up(13) pay off (a mortgage(14) take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property(15) take illegally(16) fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

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(1) This victory will give Sligo a huge lift in confidence.(2) The mid-facelift is performed to lift this soft tissue back into a higher more youthful appearance.(3) When you have to lift or flip the ball into the air, you bring more moving parts into play, and this hurts your feel.(4) He appeared to get his lift wrong and could only manage a snatched, weak mid-high shot.(5) The phenomenon increases the ratio of lift to drag for a wing.(6) Miss Green is giving me a lift back to school(7) Mrs Smith, 75, and her 79-year-old husband are both disabled and have adapted their house with a stair lift and electronic bath hoist.(8) He was a very private person but he would often give me a lift into Oxford if I was waiting for the bus.(9) A win to level the series would be remarkable and would also serve as a great confidence lift prior to their trip to New Zealand tomorrow, where they will compete in a five-match series.(10) When the clouds lift , you can see a patchwork of clearcuts and roads carved into the slopes.(11) We asked for an army helicopter to come and lift him out.(12) Fortunately I managed to get a lift into town and dashed home to change my ridiculous shoes.(13) Bright colors lift spirits, so give the black in your wardrobe a rest for the next two months.(14) They wanted a lift in her vehicle; there was no choice but to take them in.(15) When surgeons perform a facelift they lift the skin of the face and neck and expose a raw surface.(16) I had eschewed the offer of a lift from my parents, wishing to appear independent and a free spirit.
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(1) lift up ::
oplig
Synonyms
Noun
1. push ::
druk
2. a ride ::
n Rit
3. boost ::
hupstoot
4. elevator ::
hysbak
5. airlift ::
lugbrug
6. rise ::
styg
8. nip and tuck ::
nip en tuck
9. ski lift ::
hysstoel
10. raise ::
in te samel
Verb
11. raise ::
in te samel
12. boost ::
hupstoot
13. clear ::
duidelik
14. cancel ::
kanselleer
15. amplify ::
versterk
16. plagiarize ::
naschrijven
17. face-lift ::
face-lift
18. elevate ::
verhef
19. pilfer ::
ontfutselen
20. hoist ::
takel
21. repeal ::
herroeping
22. airlift ::
lugbrug
23. rustle ::
geritsel
24. arise ::
ontstaan
25. rise ::
styg
Different Forms
lift, lifted, lifter, lifters, lifting, lifts
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