Associations to the word «Uplift»


UPLIFT, verb. To raise something or someone to a higher physical, social, moral, intellectual, spiritual or emotional level.
UPLIFT, noun. The act or result of being uplifted.
UPLIFT, noun. (geology) A tectonic upheaval, especially one that takes place in the process of mountain building.
UPLIFT, noun. (colloquial) A brassiere that raises the breasts.

Dictionary definition

UPLIFT, noun. (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building).
UPLIFT, noun. A brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts.
UPLIFT, verb. Fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits".
UPLIFT, verb. Lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces; "the earth's movement uplifted this part of town".
UPLIFT, verb. Lift up or elevate.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis