The backlash may also provide a lift to Barack Obama and... Mitt Romney.
Mann claims the decision to lift the moratorium was made by medical professionals working with PASS and not by the FSC.
And yet this time his lift and loft will be weighted down by hard experience.
I stole that from her, but she viewed it as more a tribute than a lift.
Yes, some have gone under the knife—to lose the weight, tighten the jaw line, lift the eyes.
In vain I tried to lift my rifle and have one shot for my life.
She put out both arms as if to lift the young girl, and carry her away.
Dr. Silence had to lift him up into his own arms and carry him like a baby.
Mechanically, you raise your hand to lift away your optimistic spectacles.
She crumpled the telegram nervously in her hand, and made a motion to lift the reins.
c.1200, from Old Norse lypta "to raise," from Proto-Germanic *luftijan (cf. Middle Low German lüchten, Dutch lichten, German lüften "to lift;" Old English lyft "heaven, air," see loft). The meaning "steal" (as in shop-lift) is first recorded 1520s. Related: Lifted; lifting.
late 15c., "act of lifting," from lift (v.). Meaning "act of helping" is 1630s; that of "cheering influence" is from 1861. Sense of "elevator" is from 1851; that of "upward force of an aircraft" is from 1902. Meaning "help given to a pedestrian by taking him into a vehicle" is from 1712.
An upward force acting on an object. Lift can be produced in many ways; for example, by creating a low-pressure area above an object, such an airplane wing or other airfoil that is moving through the air, or by lowering the overall density of an object relative to the air around it, as with a hot air balloon. Compare drag. See also airfoil, buoyancy. See Note at aerodynamics.