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Uplift

Uplift Meaning & Definition
Uplift Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Uplift?

[n] a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
[n] (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
[v] fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
[v] lift up or elevate
[v] lift up from the earth; of geologic forces

Synonyms | Synonyms for Uplift: elate | intoxicate | lift up | pick up | upheaval | upthrow | upthrust

Related Terms | Find terms related to Uplift:

See Also | arise | ascension | ascent | bandeau | beatify | bra | brassiere | come up | exalt | excite | exhilarate | go up | inebriate | joy | lift | move up | puff | push up | rejoice | rise | rise | rising | shake | shake up | stimulate | stir | thrill | uprise

Uplift In Webster's Dictionary

\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. Satan, talking to his nearest mate, With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed. --Milton.
\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.

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