Pronunciation: ( —v.up-lift'; —n.up'lift"),[key] —v.t. 1. to lift up; raise; elevate.
2. to improve socially, culturally, morally, or the like: to uplift downtrodden and deprived peoples. 3. to exalt emotionally or spiritually.
—v.i. to become uplifted.
—n. 1. an act of lifting up or raising; elevation.
2. the process or work of improving, as socially, intellectually, or morally.
3. emotional or spiritual exaltation.
4. a brassiere.
5. Geol.an upheaval.