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  1. up·lift
  2. verb

    • 1. raise the level of; improve:

      the refreshing smell of essential oils like lavender and peppermint can instantly uplift your mood what better way to uplift the spirits than to plan your next holiday? Mona says the orchestra has uplifted her quality of life
    • 2. cause (someone) to feel more cheerful, positive, or optimistic:

      audiences will be uplifted by this incredible tale of fighting for your dreams
    • 3. lift to a higher position:

      dust is uplifted by wind
    • 4. raise up (strata, mountains, etc.) by an upward movement of the earth’s crust:

      the mountains were uplifted during the Jurassic period

    noun

    • 1. an instance of being raised or increased:

      the whole club has seen an uplift in confidence there's been an uplift in revenue
    • 2. something that makes a person feel more cheerful, positive, or optimistic:

      their love will prove an enormous uplift to get our whole group back together should be a big emotional uplift for the team
    • 3. an upward movement of part of the earth's surface:

      this uplift happened as recently as 45,000 years ago
    • 4. support from a garment, especially for a woman's bust:

      an uplift bra
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: uplift, plural noun: uplifts

    • v.: verb: uplift, 3rd person present: uplifts, gerund or present participle: uplifting, past tense: uplifted, past participle: uplifted

    • verb

      raise the level of; improve:

      cause (someone) to feel more cheerful, positive, or optimistic:

    • noun

      an instance of being raised or increased:

      something that makes a person feel more cheerful, positive, or optimistic:

    • adjective

      placed in a higher position; raised:

      filled wth happiness, optimism, or hope:

    • adjective

      placed in a higher position; raised:

      filled wth happiness, optimism, or hope:

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