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Lift

To raise; to take up.

To lift a promissory note (a written commitment to pay a sum of money on a certain date) is to terminate the obligation by paying its amount.

To lift the bar of the Statute of Limitations is to remove, by some sufficient act or Acknowledgment, the obstruction that it interposes. For example, some states will not permit an action to be instituted on a debt owed after ten years from the date of the debt. This is a ten-year statute of limitations. If the debtor acknowledges in writing that he or she owes the debt and will pay it on a certain date, this conduct lifts the bar of the statute of limitations so that the debtor can be sued on the debt for another ten years.

lift

(Boost), noun accommodation, advancement, aid, assist, assistance, auspices, backing, betterment, bliss, encouragement, enhancement, exaltation, furtherance, good turn, guidance, help, improvement, inspiration, ministration, nurture, patronage, preferment, rapture, relief, succor, support, sustenance, transport

lift

(Elevation), noun acclivity, advance, ascension, assent, climb, crane, derrick, elevator, eminence, erection, heave, height, hill, hoist, pickup, promotion, raise, raising, rise, rising, slope, sphere, upgrade, upheaval, uplift, vantage point, winch

lift

(Boost), verb advance, aggrandize, ameliorate, benefit, buoy, elate, ennoble, exalt, give one a lift, heighten, improve, inspire, inspirit, promote, soar, support, take the load off one's mind, uplift

lift

(Decontrol), verb free, liberate, lighten, release, take off, unburden

lift

(Raise), verb acquit oneself of, appropriate, build, clear, come up or off, dignify, do a good turn, elevate, enhance, erect, flush, grow, heave, help, hoist, leaven, liquidate, mount, pick up, pull, raise, rear, set on its feet, take, take off, take up, transport, tug, upraise, uprear

lift

(Steal), verb pilfer, purloin, snatch, swipe, thieve
See also: advance, advancement, assistance, bolster, build, elevate, elevation, enhance, jostle, promotion, raise, steal, support
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The registered cases included 4 of dacoity, 355 of robbery, two of car-snatching, 81 of car-lifting, 68 of motorcycle-snatching, 838 of motorcycle-lifting, 78 of other vehicle lifting, 227 of burglary and nine cases were registered under section 382 of PPC.
Their mission is to introduce operating and maintenance practices that will help ensure longer, better performance from lifting magnets.
Once you get out of camp and into the weekly routine of game preparation, the schedule isn't as crammed in the early part of the day, thus allowing more opportunities for lifting. Coaches normally pare-down the practice duration and intensity as the week progresses.
To counter the helium balloons' lifting force, Ninomiya wears--, which consists of water-filled bags, to weigh down his body.
Both systems, housed in holsters fastened to a workers belt, use a series of short spikes to securely and effectively grip the boxes that needs to be carried or moved, eliminating unnecessary bending and promoting good lifting practice within established Manual Handling Regulations.
Remember to emphasize these points with employees if they need to perform any heavy lifting at your facility:
"I think lifting is 50% in the mind and 50% in the muscle," Morgan says.
By performing heavy and repetitive lifting, it reduces employee fatigue and lifting injuries.
Now a senior in high school, she is also the best American hope, man or woman, for an Olympic medal in weight lifting at the 2000 Games, which run from September 15 to October 1.
It consists of a controlled gripper arm, lifting arm and shifting mechanism.
The development of the "scooter lift"--an electrically-operated lifting platform that attaches to the back of a vehicle and holds a scooter--solved this problem.
* Provides good access to the drive-train, especially on two-post lifts where the lifting arms are outboard of the vehicle.