Meaning of UPLIFT in English


[up.lift] vt (14c) 1: to lift up: elevate; esp: to cause (a portion of the earth's surface) to rise above adjacent areas

2: to improve the spiritual, social, or intellectual condition of ~ vi: rise -- n

[2]up.lift n (ca. 1845) 1: an act, process, result, or cause of uplifting: as a (1): the uplifting of a part of the earth's surface (2): an uplifted mass of land b: a bettering of a condition esp. spiritually, socially, or intellectually c (1): influences intended to uplift (2): a social movement to improve esp. morally or culturally

2: a brassiere designed to hold the breasts up

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