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Meaning of UPLIFT

Pronunciation:  up'lift

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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.
  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.