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English

Etymology

From Old Norse lypta (Danish løfte) [1], cognates include German lüften

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lift

Plural
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  1. (UK) Mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.
    Take the lift to the fourth floor.
  2. The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.
    He gave me a lift to the bus station.
  3. An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.
  4. (measurement) the difference in elevation between the upper pool and lower pool of a waterway, separated by lock.

Synonyms

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to lift

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to lift (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to raise
  2. (slang) to steal

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Etymology of the verb in ODS: "eng. lift fra nord."

Bosnian

Etymology

From English lift.

Noun

lift m. sg. (pl.: liftovi)

  1. lift
  2. elevator

Croatian

Etymology

From English lift.

Noun

lift m (plural liftovi)

  1. lift
  2. elevator

Declension


Danish

Noun

lift

  1. The non-commercial act of transporting someone in a vehicle: ride
  2. boost
  3. carrycot

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

lift m.

  1. an elevator
  2. The non-commercial act of transporting someone in a vehicle: ride

German

Noun

Lift m.

  1. an elevator

Serbian

Etymology

From English lift.

Noun

lift m. sg. (pl.: liftovi)

  1. lift
  2. elevator

Cyrillic spelling


Slovak

Noun

lift m., lifty pl.
lift stem
liftu gen sg
dub
  1. an elevator, lift

Volapük

Noun

lift

  1. an elevator
  2. altitude adjustor

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