What does the word lift mean?

Usage examples for lift

  1. He felt a lift in his spirits from the first. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  2. But so long as he could step and lift he would work on. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  3. To lift her daughter, take her into the room, and put her to bed was a matter of a moment; and she talked to her and kissed her. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009