lifted lifted  /ˈlɪf təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) held up in the air

Usage(s):

  1. Her nose has been bobbed, her eyelids lifted, her breasts treated with cell implants.
  2. President Clinton lifted all travel and economic sanctions against Haiti to pave the way for democracy's return, and urged other nations to do likewise.
  3. When, finally, the embargo was lifted, it came as a sudden action.

News

  1. Evacuation order lifted near raging Silver Fire

    SILVER CITY — An evacuation order for a historical mining town near a wildfire in southern New Mexico’s Gila National Forest was lifted Thursday as the growing blaze jumped to 57 square miles, officials said.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  2. Digital Dome Lifted In Place at Danville Science Center

    Danville, VA – The Digital Dome at the Danville Science Center is now in place. Crews lifted the dome and put it on the foundation around 8:00 a.m. Thursday. It took crews about two weeks to construct the frame and some panels, but they did it in a neighboring parking lot.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Lynchburg

  3. Boil order lifted for Sullivan subdivision

    SULLIVAN (JG-TC) — A boil order issued for the Elim Springs Park subdivision near Sullivan has been lifted, the Moultrie County Rural Public Water District announced.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

Quotes

  1. Tom Brokaw called Cronkite "a central force in the transformation of this country. All those early [TV news] pioneers lifted a lamp and allowed us to see the world."
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Tom Brokaw Source: Newsday

  2. President Bush "wants the state of emergency to be lifted," White House press secretary Dana Perino said. "And it is up to President Musharraf. He has the responsibility to help restore democracy."
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "I felt like the weight of the world was lifted off my shoulders," Quinn said. "The love-hate relationship comes from going to Notre Dame. It's like the Yankees, you either love 'em or hate 'em.
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Brady Quinn Source: International Herald Tribune

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