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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.
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Until now people lifting individual boxes have had very little alternative but to lift them manually.
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These two pieces of legislation cover the majority of lifting equipment and lifting operations, and as such have widespread impact on all aspects of industry.
By performing heavy and repetitive lifting, it reduces employee fatigue and lifting injuries.
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Take quick walking steps, lifting your knees as high as possible.