lift

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Definizione monolingua lift


lift


Verb

lift (third-person singular simple present lifts, present participle lifting, simple past and past participle lifted)


  1. (transitive, intransitive) To raise.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      Their walk had continued not more than ten minutes when they crossed a creek by a wooden bridge and came to a row of mean houses standing flush with the street. At the door of one, an old black woman had stooped to lift a large basket, piled high with laundered clothes.
  2. (transitive, slang) To steal.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VI:
      “Wilbert Cream is a ... whats the word?” I referred to the letter. “A kleptomaniac [...] Does any thought occur to you?” “It most certainly does. I am thinking of your uncles collection of old silver.” “Me, too.” “It presents a grave temptation to the unhappy young man.” “I dont know that Id call him unhappy. He probably thoroughly enjoys lifting the stuff.”
  3. (transitive) To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.).
  4. (transitive) To alleviate, to lighten (pressure, tension, stress, etc.)
    • 2011 September 24, David Ornstein, “Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton”, BBC Sport:
      The Gunners boss has been heavily criticised for his sides poor start to the Premier League season but this result helps lift the pressure.
  5. (transitive) to cause to move upwards.
    • 2011 October 2, Aled Williams, “Swansea 2 - 0 Stoke”, BBC Sport Wales:
      Graham secured victory with five minutes left, coolly lifting the ball over Asmir Begovic.
Noun

lift (usually uncountable; plural lifts)


  1. (UK dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Air.
  2. (UK dialectal, chiefly Scotland) The sky; the heavens; firmament; atmosphere.


Definizione italiano>inglese lift

ascensore
  mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people
  A mechanical device consisting of a compartment that may move vertically up and down, and that is used to convey people and cargo between floors of a building.
alzare
  to raise
levare
  to raise
passaggio
  the act of transporting someone in a vehicle
abolire
alzarsi
annullare
arrestare
elevare
elevatore
fermare
finire
innalzare
interrompere
lift
montacarichi
plagiare
portanza
prendere
raccogliere
rialzarsi
rubare
salire
sollevare
sollevare un pò
sollevatore
sospendere
terminare
trasportare

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


ascensore |alzare |levare |passaggio |abolire |alzarsi |annullare |arrestare |elevare |elevatore |fermare |finire |innalzare |interrompere |lift |montacarichi |plagiare |portanza |prendere |raccogliere |rialzarsi |rubare |salire |sollevare |sollevare un pò |sollevatore |sospendere |terminare |trasportare |


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