To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift the arm; to uplift a rock.
- To raise; elevate.
- To raise to a higher social, intellectual, or moral level or condition.
- To raise to spiritual or emotional heights; exalt: music that uplifts the spirit.
- The act, process, or result of raising or lifting up.
- An effort or a movement to improve social, moral, or intellectual standards.
- Geology An upheaval.