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Lift vs. Loft

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  • Lift (verb)

    To raise or rise.

    "The fog eventually lifted, leaving the streets clear."

    "You never lift a finger to help me!"

  • Lift (verb)

    To steal.

  • Lift (verb)

    To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.).

  • Lift (verb)

    To alleviate, to lighten (pressure, tension, stress, etc.)

  • Lift (verb)

    to cause to move upwards.

  • Lift (verb)

    To lift weights; to weight-lift.

    "She lifts twice a week at the gym."

  • Lift (verb)

    To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.

  • Lift (verb)

    To elevate or improve in rank, condition, etc.; often with up.

  • Lift (verb)

    To bear; to support.

  • Lift (verb)

    To collect, as moneys due; to raise.

  • Lift (verb)

    To transform (a function) into a corresponding function in a different context.

  • Lift (verb)

    To buy a security or other asset previously offered for sale.

  • Lift (noun)

    An act of lifting or raising.

  • Lift (noun)

    The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.

    "He gave me a lift to the bus station."

  • Lift (noun)

    Mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.

    "Take the lift to the fourth floor."

  • Lift (noun)

    An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.

  • Lift (noun)

    the difference in elevation between the upper pool and lower pool of a waterway, separated by lock.

  • Lift (noun)

    A thief.

  • Lift (noun)

    The lifting of a dance partner into the air.

  • Lift (noun)

    Permanent construction with a built-in platform that is lifted vertically.

  • Lift (noun)

    An improvement in mood.

  • Lift (noun)

    The space or distance through which anything is lifted.

  • Lift (noun)

    A rise; a degree of elevation.

    "the lift of a lock in canals"

  • Lift (noun)

    A lift gate.

  • Lift (noun)

    A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below, and used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

  • Lift (noun)

    One of the steps of a cone pulley.

  • Lift (noun)

    (horology) That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

  • Lift (noun)

    Air.

  • Lift (noun)

    The sky; the heavens; firmament; atmosphere.

  • Loft (noun)

    air, the air; the sky, the heavens.

  • Loft (noun)

    An attic or similar space (often used for storage) in the roof of a house or other building.

  • Loft (noun)

    The thickness of a soft object when not under pressure.

  • Loft (noun)

    A gallery or raised apartment in a church, hall, etc.

    "an organ loft"

  • Loft (noun)

    The pitch or slope of the face of a golf club (tending to drive the ball upward).

  • Loft (noun)

    A floor or room placed above another.

  • Loft (verb)

    To propel high into the air.

  • Loft (verb)

    To fly or travel through the air, as though propelled

  • Loft (verb)

    To throw the ball erroneously through the air instead of releasing it on the lane's surface.

  • Loft (adjective)

    lofty; proud; haughty

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  • Lift (noun)

    The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament.

  • Lift (noun)

    Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted.

  • Lift (noun)

    The space or distance through which anything is lifted; as, a long lift.

  • Lift (noun)

    Help; assistance, as by lifting.

  • Lift (noun)

    That by means of which a person or thing lifts or is lifted

  • Lift (noun)

    A rise; a degree of elevation; as, the lift of a lock in canals.

  • Lift (noun)

    A lift gate. See Lift gate, below.

  • Lift (noun)

    A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; - used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

  • Lift (noun)

    One of the steps of a cone pulley.

  • Lift (noun)

    A layer of leather in the heel.

  • Lift (noun)

    That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

  • Lift (noun)

    A brightening of the spirits; encouragement; as, the campaign workers got a lift from the President's endorsement.

  • Lift

    To move in a direction opposite to that of gravitation; to raise; to elevate; to bring up from a lower place to a higher; to upheave; sometimes implying a continued support or holding in the higher place; - said of material things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair or a burden.

  • Lift

    To raise, elevate, exalt, improve, in rank, condition, estimation, character, etc.; - often with up.

  • Lift

    To bear; to support.

  • Lift

    To collect, as moneys due; to raise.

  • Lift

    To steal; to carry off by theft (esp. cattle); as, to lift a drove of cattle.

  • Lift (verb)

    To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.

  • Lift (verb)

    To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it.

  • Lift (verb)

    To steal; also, to live by theft.

  • Loft (noun)

    That which is lifted up; an elevation.

  • Loft (noun)

    Pitch or slope of the face of a club (tending to drive the ball upward).

  • Loft (adjective)

    Lofty; proud.

  • Loft

    To make or furnish with a loft; to cause to have loft; as, a lofted house; a lofted golf-club head.

  • Loft

    To raise aloft; to send into the air;

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  • Lift (noun)

    the act of giving temporary assistance

  • Lift (noun)

    the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

  • Lift (noun)

    the event of something being raised upward;

    "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"

    "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"

  • Lift (noun)

    a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

  • Lift (noun)

    a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

  • Lift (noun)

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

  • Lift (noun)

    one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

  • Lift (noun)

    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

  • Lift (noun)

    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;

    "some actresses have more than one face lift"

  • Lift (noun)

    transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

  • Lift (noun)

    a ride in a car;

    "he gave me a lift home"

  • Lift (noun)

    the act of raising something;

    "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"

    "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

  • Lift (verb)

    raise from a lower to a higher position;

    "Raise your hands"

    "Lift a load"

  • Lift (verb)

    take hold of something and move it to a different location;

    "lift the box onto the table"

  • Lift (verb)

    move upwards;

    "lift one's eyes"

  • Lift (verb)

    move upward;

    "The fog lifted"

    "The smoke arose from the forest fire"

    "The mist uprose from the meadows"

  • Lift (verb)

    make audible;

    "He lifted a war whoop"

  • Lift (verb)

    annul by recalling or rescinding;

    "He revoked the ban on smoking"

    "lift an embargo"

    "vacate a death sentence"

  • Lift (verb)

    make off with belongings of others

  • Lift (verb)

    raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help;

    "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

  • Lift (verb)

    invigorate or heighten;

    "lift my spirits"

    "lift his ego"

  • Lift (verb)

    raise in rank or condition;

    "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

  • Lift (verb)

    take off or away by decreasing;

    "lift the pressure"

  • Lift (verb)

    rise up;

    "The building rose before them"

  • Lift (verb)

    pay off (a mortgage)

  • Lift (verb)

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

  • Lift (verb)

    take illegally;

    "rustle cattle"

  • Lift (verb)

    fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means;

    "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"

  • Lift (verb)

    take (root crops) out of the ground;

    "lift potatoes"

  • Lift (verb)

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

  • Lift (verb)

    rise upward, as from pressure or moisture;

    "The floor is lifting slowly"

  • Lift (verb)

    put an end to;

    "lift a ban"

    "raise a siege"

  • Lift (verb)

    remove (hair) by scalping

  • Lift (verb)

    remove from a seedbed or from a nursery;

    "lift the tulip bulbs"

  • Lift (verb)

    remove from a surface;

    "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

  • Lift (verb)

    perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

  • Loft (noun)

    floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space

  • Loft (noun)

    floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage

  • Loft (noun)

    a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept

  • Loft (verb)

    store in a loft

  • Loft (verb)

    propel through the air;

    "The rocket lofted the space shuttle into the air"

  • Loft (verb)

    kick or strike high in the air;

    "loft a ball"

  • Loft (verb)

    lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a vessel's hull

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