Lift is defined as to bring something up, raise or to end a mandated activity.(verb)
The definition of a lift is something used to pick something else up.(noun)
An example of lift is an elevator.
See lift in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME liften < ON lypta < lopt, air, akin to OE lyft, Ger luft, Du lucht
See lift in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb lift·ed, lift·ing, lifts verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English liften
Origin: , from Old Norse lypta.
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