uplift

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uplift(
uhp
-
lihft
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to inspire)
a. elevar
His graciousness uplifted the dignity of the event.Su gracia elevó la dignidad del evento.
b. levantar
Watching the puppies play for a few minutes uplifted my mood.Mirar los cachorros jugar unos minutos me levantó el ánimo.
c. animar
Jessie uplifted everyone with her kind and wise words.Jessie animó a todos con sus palabras amables y sabias.
2. (to lift up)
a. elevar
A massive earthquake uplifted the western portion of the island by several meters.Un terremoto masivó elevó la parte occidental de la isla por varios metros.
b. levantar
Geologic forces uplifted the sedimentary layer, exposing it to erosion.Las fuerzas geológicas levantaron la capa sedimentaria y la dejaron expuesta a la erosión.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (emotional lift)
a. el ánimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The week started out a bit difficult, but I made some new friends and they gave me some uplift.La semana comenzó un poco difícil, pero hice nuevos amigos y me dieron ánimo.
b. la exaltación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The music and the atmosphere contributed to the spiritual uplift of the congregation.La música y la atmósfera contribuyeron a la exaltación espiritual de los fieles.
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uplift
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la subida de ánimo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to give something/somebody an upliftanimar algo/a alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (emotionally)
a. animar, levantar el espíritu a
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uplift
noun
[ˈʌplɪft] (edification) inspiración (f); edificación (f)
moral uplift edificación (f)
an uplift in the economy
transitive verb
[ʌpˈlɪft] (encourage) animar; (raise) mejorar; elevar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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