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uplift (v.)

mid-14c., from up (adv.) + lift (v.). Related: Uplifted; uplifting.

uplift (n.)

1845, from up (adj.) + lift (n.).

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Definitions of uplift from WordNet
1
uplift (v.)
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism;
Music can uplift your spirits
Synonyms: elate / lift up / pick up / intoxicate
uplift (v.)
lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces;
the earth's movement uplifted this part of town
uplift (v.)
lift up or elevate;
2
uplift (n.)
(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building);
Synonyms: upheaval / upthrow / upthrust
uplift (n.)
a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts;
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