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〔 ʌpˋlIft 〕


〔 ʌpˊlift 〕

Overview of noun uplift

The noun uplift has 2 senses

  • upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust -- ((geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building))

  • uplift -- (a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts)

Overview of verb uplift

The verb uplift has 3 senses

  • elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate -- (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits")

  • uplift -- (lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces; "the earth's movement uplifted this part of town")

  • uplift -- (lift up or elevate)