Definition of lift the lid on
- The investigation lifted the lid on corruption in the company.
: to raise from a lower to a higher position : elevate
: to raise in rank or condition
: to raise in rate or amount
: the amount that may be lifted at one time : load
: the action or an instance of lifting
: the action or an instance of rising
: heavens, sky
: a movable cover for the opening of a hollow container (such as a vessel or box)
: the operculum in mosses
: to cover or supply with a lid
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