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lifting

verb , present participle of lift

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1 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • I needed help lifting the heavy globe back up to the top shelf
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2 to move or extend upward
  • once the sun started to cut through the morning fog, the colorful hot-air balloons began to lift off from the field
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3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • she turned her back for just a moment, and somebody lifted her purse
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