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Lift
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Lift as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 70 answers for the crossword clue 'Lift', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Lift a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Lift as an answer itself some 177 times.

Lift is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 26 November 2021 with the answer being HOIST, but the most popular answer for this clue is RAISE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  • Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
  • A ride in a car; "he gave me a lift home"
  • Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"
  • One of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
  • A powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
  • A wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground
  • The component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
  • The act of giving temporary assistance
  • Put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  • Raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  • Take (root crops) out of the ground; "lift potatoes"
  • Take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table"
  • Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
  • Take illegally; "rustle cattle"
  • Perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face
  • Remove from a seedbed or from a nursery; "lift the tulip bulbs"
  • Invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
  • Call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
  • Cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
  • Make audible; "He lifted a war whoop"
  • Move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
  • Lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
  • A device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
  • Remove from a surface; "the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"
  • Take off or away by decreasing; "lift the pressure"
  • Remove (hair) by scalping
  • Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"
  • Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  • Make off with belongings of others
  • Rise up; "The building rose before them"
  • The event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  • Rise upward, as from pressure or moisture; "The floor is lifting slowly"
  • Raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  • Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
  • Pay off (a mortgage)

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Lift'.

  • flit A secret move (to avoid paying debts); "they did a moonlight flit"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

COP
Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

4 Letters

BUOY
Bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards

GOUP
Go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

HEFT
The property of being large in mass

HIKE
A long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"

HOOK
Rip off; ask an unreasonable price

REAR
The side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"

RIDE
A journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car"

RISE
The act of changing location in an upward direction

TBAR

WIND
Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

5 Letters

ANNUL
Cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

ARISE
Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

BOOST
The act of giving hope or support to someone

ELATE
Fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"

FILCH
Make off with belongings of others

GETUP
A set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

HEAVE
Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

HOIST
Move from one place to another by lifting; "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"

PINCH
Irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"

RAISE
The act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

SNARF
Make off with belongings of others

SNEAK
Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

STEAL
A stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

SWIPE
A sweeping stroke or blow

6 Letters

COMEUP
Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

HIKEUP
Increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"

JACKUP
Lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire"

MOVEUP
Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

NOBBLE
Take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"

PILFER
Make off with belongings of others

REPEAL
The act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

REVOKE
The mistake of not following suit when able to do so

RUSTLE
Make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"

SKITOW
A powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

UPRISE
Return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"

VACATE
Cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

7 Letters

AIRLIFT
Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

BRINGUP
Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

CABBAGE
Informal terms for money

ELEVATE
Raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"

HIKE UP

PURLOIN
Make off with belongings of others

RAISEUP
Change the arrangement or position of

RAISING
The properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

RESCIND
Cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

REVERSE
Turning in the opposite direction

ROPETOW
A ski tow offering only a moving rope to hold onto

SKILIFT
A powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

UPRAISE
Cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"

8 Letters

ABSTRACT
A concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"

ELEVATOR
The airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

FACELIFT
A renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"

HEIGHTEN
Increase the height of; "The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars"

OVERTURN
An improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

9 Letters

ELEVATION
Drawing of an exterior of a structure

ESCALATOR
A stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt

10 Letters

NIPANDTUCK
Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"

PLAGIARISE
Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

PLAGIARIZE
Take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

11 Letters

COUNTERMAND
A contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

FACELIFTING
A renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"

THERECEIVER

12 Letters

RHYTIDECTOMY
Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"

13 Letters

BRITSELEVATOR

RHYTIDOPLASTY
Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"

15 Letters

AERODYNAMICLIFT
The component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

COSMETICSURGERY
Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"

HITCHHIKERSRIDE

SKIERSTRANSPORT

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