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Definition of 'uplift'
From: WordNet
noun
(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building) [syn: upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust]
noun
A brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
verb
Fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits" [syn: elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate] [ant: cast down, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down]
verb
Lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces; "the earth's movement uplifted this part of town"
verb
Lift up or elevate
Definition of 'Uplift'
From: GCIDE
Uplift \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. [1913 Webster] Satan, talking to his nearest mate, With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Uplift'
From: GCIDE
Uplift \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. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Uplift'
abruptness, acclivity, acculturate, advance, advancement, aggrandize, ameliorate, amelioration, amend, amendment, anabasis, apotheose, apotheosis, apotheosize, ascension, ascent, assumption, bear up, beatification, beatify, better, bettering, betterment, boost, bring forward, buoy, buoy up, canonization, canonize, cast up, civilize, clamber, climb, climbing, crown, deification, deify, edify, educate, elate, elevate, elevation, emend, enhance, enhancement, enlighten, ennoble, enrich, enrichment, enshrine, enshrinement, enthrone, erect, erection, escalade, escalate, escalation, eugenics, euthenics, exalt, exaltation, fatten, favor, float, float high, flush, forward, foster, fountain, furtherance, glamorize, glorify, go straight, Great Leap Forward, gush, gyring up, headway, heave, heft, height, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, illume, illumine, immortalize, improve, improve upon, improvement, increase, irradiate, jerk up, jet, jump, knock up, lard, leap, levitate, levitation, lift, lift up, lifting, lionize, lob, loft, magnify, make an improvement, make legendary, meliorate, melioration, mend, mending, mount, mounting, nurture, perk up, pick up, pickup, pitch, precipitousness, preferment, progress, progression, promote, promotion, raise, raise aloft, raise up, raising, rear, rear aloft, rear up, rearing, recovery, refine upon, reform, restoration, revival, ride high, rise, rising, rising ground, rocketing up, saint, saltation, sanctify, set up, shooting up, sky, soaring, socialize, spout, spring, spurt, stand upright, steepness, stick up, straighten out, surge, sursum corda, sustain, take up, takeoff, taking off, throne, throw up, transfigure, transform, up, upbear, upbeat, upbuoy, upbuoying, upcast, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upend, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, upheaval, upheave, uphill, uphoist, uphold, upleap, uplifting, upping, upraise, uprear, uprearing, upright, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, upthrow, upthrust, uptrend, upward mobility, vault, verticalness, waft, zooming

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