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lift

How to sign: raise from a lower to a higher position
"Raise your hands"; "Lift a load";

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lift - University of Wolverhampton
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lift - University of Wolverhampton
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Lift in BSL Watch how to sign Lift in British Sign Language
Lift - National Deaf Children's Society
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get up in BSL Watch how to sign get up in British Sign Language
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lift in BSL Watch how to sign lift in British Sign Language
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Get up in BSL Watch how to sign Get up in British Sign Language
Get up
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See also: pick up, lift up, gather up

Similiar / Same: raise, elevate, get up, bring up

Categories: move, displace

Within this category: get up, jack, shoulder, kick up, hoist, trice, hoist, hoist, pump, levitate, underlay, skid, pinnacle, chin, raise, heighten, hike, pick up, rear

lift

How to sign: the event of something being raised upward
"an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity";

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elevation - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: elevation, raising

Categories: rise, rising, ascent, ascension

lift

How to sign: move upward
"The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows";

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lift-2 in BSL Watch how to sign lift-2 in British Sign Language
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See also: surface, rise up, come up, rise

Similiar / Same: rise, move up, go up, arise, come up, uprise

Categories: travel, go, move, locomote

Within this category: scend, climb, soar, go up, rocket, uplift, chandelle, steam, rise

lift

How to sign: annul by recalling or rescinding
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence";

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reverse in BSL Watch how to sign reverse in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: countermand, repeal, rescind, revoke, annul, vacate, reverse, overturn

Categories: cancel, strike down

Within this category: renege

lift

How to sign: 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

elevator in BSL Watch how to sign elevator in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: elevator

Categories: lifting device

Within this category: dumbwaiter, freight elevator, paternoster

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