Part of speech: verb

To lift up or raise aloft; elevate.

Part of speech: noun

A movement upward; upheaval; exaltation.

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Usage examples "uplift":

  1. Then he raised his cup, and said: " It is well before the battle to uplift our hearts! - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The panorama of evolution carried man back far beyond the limits of recorded human history and indicated an origin as lowly as the succeeding uplift has been sublime. - "Craftsmanship in Teaching", William Chandler Bagley.
  3. The dance was being given in the big hall above a store, which Miss Lydia hired for these functions of her Uplift Club. - "The Power and the Glory", Grace MacGowan Cooke.