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Over the years, I've found myself wishing sometimes my angel would show up. I could use a little uplift, a little reminder.
Roma Downey

Meaning of "uplift" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPLIFT

uplift  [ʌpˈlɪft] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPLIFT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uplift is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb uplift in English.

WHAT DOES UPLIFT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of uplift in the English dictionary

The first definition of uplift in the dictionary is to raise; elevate; lift up. Other definition of uplift is to raise morally, spiritually, culturally, etc. Uplift is also to collect ; pick up.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO UPLIFT

PRESENT

Present
I uplift
you uplift
he/she/it uplifts
we uplift
you uplift
they uplift
Present continuous
I am uplifting
you are uplifting
he/she/it is uplifting
we are uplifting
you are uplifting
they are uplifting
Present perfect
I have uplifted
you have uplifted
he/she/it has uplifted
we have uplifted
you have uplifted
they have uplifted
Present perfect continuous
I have been uplifting
you have been uplifting
he/she/it has been uplifting
we have been uplifting
you have been uplifting
they have been uplifting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I uplifted
you uplifted
he/she/it uplifted
we uplifted
you uplifted
they uplifted
Past continuous
I was uplifting
you were uplifting
he/she/it was uplifting
we were uplifting
you were uplifting
they were uplifting
Past perfect
I had uplifted
you had uplifted
he/she/it had uplifted
we had uplifted
you had uplifted
they had uplifted
Past perfect continuous
I had been uplifting
you had been uplifting
he/she/it had been uplifting
we had been uplifting
you had been uplifting
they had been uplifting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will uplift
you will uplift
he/she/it will uplift
we will uplift
you will uplift
they will uplift
Future continuous
I will be uplifting
you will be uplifting
he/she/it will be uplifting
we will be uplifting
you will be uplifting
they will be uplifting
Future perfect
I will have uplifted
you will have uplifted
he/she/it will have uplifted
we will have uplifted
you will have uplifted
they will have uplifted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been uplifting
you will have been uplifting
he/she/it will have been uplifting
we will have been uplifting
you will have been uplifting
they will have been uplifting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would uplift
you would uplift
he/she/it would uplift
we would uplift
you would uplift
they would uplift
Conditional continuous
I would be uplifting
you would be uplifting
he/she/it would be uplifting
we would be uplifting
you would be uplifting
they would be uplifting
Conditional perfect
I would have uplift
you would have uplift
he/she/it would have uplift
we would have uplift
you would have uplift
they would have uplift
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been uplifting
you would have been uplifting
he/she/it would have been uplifting
we would have been uplifting
you would have been uplifting
they would have been uplifting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you uplift
we let´s uplift
you uplift
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to uplift
Past participle
uplifted
Present Participle
uplifting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPLIFT


airlift
ˈɛəˌlɪft
backlift
ˈbækˌlɪft
boatlift
ˈbəʊtˌlɪft
chairlift
ˈtʃɛəˌlɪft
deadlift
ˈdɛdˌlɪft
eyelift
ˈaɪˌlɪft
forelift
fɔːˈlɪft
forklift
ˈfɔːkˌlɪft
glift
ɡlɪft
helilift
ˈhɛlɪˌlɪft
lift
lɪft
shoplift
ˈʃɒplɪft
stairlift
ˈstɛəˌlɪft

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPLIFT

upland cotton
upland plover
upland sandpiper
uplander
uplandish
uplands
uplay
uplead
uplean
upleap
uplift bra
uplifted
uplifter
uplifting
upliftingly
uplight
uplighter
uplink
upload
uplock

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPLIFT

button lift
chair lift
Croydon facelift
drag lift
face-lift
fireman´s lift
sea lift
service lift
ski lift
straight arm lift
topping lift
voice-lift

Synonyms and antonyms of uplift in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UPLIFT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «uplift» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of uplift

Translation of «uplift» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPLIFT

Find out the translation of uplift to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uplift from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uplift» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

隆起
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

levantamiento
570 millions of speakers

English

uplift
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उत्थान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رفع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поднятие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

soerguimento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উন্নয়ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soulèvement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Naikkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Auftrieb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

隆起
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고양
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uplift
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự nhướng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேலெழும்பி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उन्नती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iyileştirme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sollevamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapas
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підняття
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ridicare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανάταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hef
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

höjningen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

friinntekt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uplift

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPLIFT»

The term «uplift» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.808 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPLIFT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uplift

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10 QUOTES WITH «UPLIFT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word uplift.
1
David Josiah Brewer
A nation may be born in a day, but the great truths which make for the glory and uplift of the race only through long ages permeate and control humanity. We must have the divine patience and understand the divine mathematics of a thousand years as one day.
2
Roma Downey
Over the years, I've found myself wishing sometimes my angel would show up. I could use a little uplift, a little reminder.
3
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
We really can't tell the difference between people who might seek power for some greater good and people who seek power just to aggrandize themselves. For example, all revolutionaries say that they want to uplift the downtrodden.
4
Epictetus
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
5
Helen Fielding
It's rather fun writing a female spy, because she has so much more kit. Bond never carried a hair dryer or a makeup bag. And he certainly didn't wear an uplift bra.
6
Brandon Flowers
I've definitely got a lot more cautious about my lyrics - I feel I want to be a positive force in the world, and I want to uplift people. That's something that comes with age.
7
Doug E. Fresh
Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.
8
Doug E. Fresh
There's nothing more special than talking in your community, and using your celebrity to uplift people and help them.
9
Lawrence Hargrave
The closer the bird is to the surface of the water, the firmer and more inelastic is the uplift of the rising air. The bird appears to almost feel the surface with the tip of its weather wing.
10
Paul Harris
Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPLIFT»

Discover the use of uplift in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uplift and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Uplift: The Bra in America
"Hundreds of attempts have been made to design the ideal breast supporter over the past 140 years. Uplift: The Bra in America is the story of those attempts, and it's hard to imagine it being told better.
Jane Farrell-Beck, Colleen Gau, 2002
2
Tectonic Uplift and Climate Change
Summarizes the current status of the new hypothesis in geoscience that long-term cooling and glaciation are controlled by plateau and mountain uplift through their effect on the carbon cycle and atmospheric CO 2, with contributions from ...
William F. Ruddiman, 1997
3
Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Struggle for ...
This book traces the argument between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois, which began in 1903 when Du Bois published The Souls of Black Folk, which included an attack on Washington, his association with Tuskegee Institute's industrial ...
Jacqueline M. Moore, 2003
4
The Uplift War
At stake is the existence of Terran society and Earth and the fate of the entire Five Galaxies. THE UPLIFT WAR is the third book in David Brin's magnificent Uplift series.
David Brin, 2011
5
Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors
Originally published: New York: Washington Square Press, 2001.
Barbara Delinsky, 2011
6
Uplift: The Complete Original Trilogy
. . This omnibus contains the first three novels in David Brin's classic and award-winning science fiction series, the Uplift Saga: SUNDIVER, STARTIDE RISING and THE UPLIFT WAR.
David Brin, 2012
7
Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943
The first book to track racial uplift ideology's effect on classical music
Lawrence Schenbeck, 2012
8
Uplift the race: the construction of School daze
The author, a film director, describes the making of School Daze, and shares the comments of others who worked on the projects
Spike Lee, Lisa Jones, 1988
9
Uplift: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
10
U. S. Civilian Uplift in Afghanistan Is Progressing But ...
Illus. A print on demand report.
John Brummet, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPLIFT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uplift is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ramadan boosts Britain's supermarkets with £100m uplift as …
Morrisons shifts 80,000 boxes of dates during Ramadan, while it also experiences a 40,000 per cent sales uplift on its 10kg Amira rice, which is sold at half price ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
2
Malaysian PM approves $26 mn for Indian community's uplift
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has approved 100 million Malaysian ringgit (about $26 million) for the uplift of the Indian community in the country. «Business Standard, Jun 15»
3
Uphill battle for "UPLIFT" artist continues with city
The piece called uplift took three years to make. It's supposed to represent birds taking off, a sort of "rise from the ashes" but instead of ashes Cabrera used gun ... «KVIA El Paso, May 15»
4
NPT posts 16% drop in FY profit on smaller valuation uplift
May 25 (BusinessDesk) - NPT, the listed property investor, posted a 16 drop in annual profit, reflecting a bigger uplift in the year-earlier period from a revaluation ... «Scoop.co.nz, May 15»
5
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Police misuse of force has no easy solution
The question of what African-American people can and should do in the cause of African-American uplift is a valid one. But to suggest — as many readers did, ... «Miami Herald, May 15»
6
PMS and APMS contract funding uplift announced
... correction factor and funding for patient participation group and alcohol enhanced services scrapped in contract negotiations as well as a 1.16% uplift agreed ... «GP online, Apr 15»
7
Oldest Whale Fossil Provides Date for East Africa's Uplift
A 17 million-year-old whale fossil stranded far inland in Kenya now sheds light on the timing and starting elevation of East Africa's puzzling tectonic uplift, says ... «Laboratory Equipment, Mar 15»
8
Boys basketball: Uplift wins Class 2A state championship
Uplift's Jeremy Roscoe (13), Danzel Davies (5) and Jamaya Wyatt (12) celebrate following their IHSA Class 2A state championship win against St. Teresa on ... «Chicago Tribune, Mar 15»
9
Preserve, promote tribal cultures to uplift tribal lives: Oram
New Delhi: It is important to preserve and promote tribal cultures and heritage in order to uplift the quality of people living in tribal areas, Union Tribal Affairs ... «Zee News, Feb 15»
10
Warming speeds uplift of Iceland's crust: UA study
The study's significance is that for the first time, researchers have been able to link accelerated uplift of the Earth's crust with a similar speedup in the loss of ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jan 15»

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