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Meaning of UPLIFT

Pronunciation:  up'lift

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
  2. [n]  (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
  3. [v]  fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
  4. [v]  lift up or elevate
  5. [v]  lift up from the earth; of geologic forces
 

UPLIFT is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, upheaval, upthrow, upthrust
 
 Antonyms: cast down, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down
 
 See Also: arise, ascension, ascent, bandeau, beatify, bra, brassiere, come up, exalt, excite, exhilarate, go up, inebriate, joy, lift, move up, puff, push up, rejoice, rise, rise, rising, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, thrill, uprise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Up*lift"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Uplifting}.]
    To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift
    the arm; to uplift a rock. --Cowper.
    
          Satan, talking to his nearest mate, With head uplift
          above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed.
                                                   --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Up"lift`\, n. (Geol.)
    A raising or upheaval of strata so as to disturb their
    regularity and uniformity, and to occasion folds,
    dislocations, and the like.
    
    
 

 

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