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To move, or to move something upwards - thesaurus

Synonyms

lift

verb

to move something to a higher position

raise

verb

to put something in a higher place or position

rise

verb

to move upwards or to a higher position

ascend

verb

formal to rise into the air

soar

verb

to rise quickly into the air

elevate

verb

formal to raise something to a higher physical position

hoist

verb

to lift someone or something to a higher place

kick up

to make something go up into the air

pick up

to lift someone or something up from a surface

heave

verb

to push, pull, or lift a heavy object using a lot of effort

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More synonyms

bob up

to move up and come into view with a short quick movement

boost

verb

to lift someone up, so that they can reach something that is high up

clamber

verb

to climb something with difficulty, using your hands and feet

climb

verb

if a road or path climbs, it leads upwards gradually to a higher place

give someone a boost (up)

to lift someone up, so that they can reach something that is high up

heft

verb

American to lift something heavy

heft

verb

American to lift and hold something, especially a weapon

hoist

verb

to lift someone or something using special equipment

jack up

to use a jack to lift and support a heavy object, especially a car

levitate

verb

to rise and float in the air as if by magic, or to make something do this

lift

verb

to move to a higher position

mount

verb

formal to go up stairs, or to climb up somewhere

rear

verb

literary to rise up in height

rise

verb

to come up through the surface of the earth or water

run up

to raise a flag to the top of a pole

scoop up

to lift something or someone quickly with your hands or arms

scramble

verb

to climb somewhere using your feet and hands

shinny up

to shin up a tree, rope etc

shin up

to climb up a tree, rope etc quickly, using your hands and legs

shoulder

verb

to lift or carry something on your shoulder

surface

verb

to rise up to, or to appear at, the surface of water

sweep someone off their feet

to lift someone

throw up

to cause something such as dust or water to rise into the air

winch

verb

to lift someone or something using a winch

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