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Synonyms for airlift
ˈɛərˌlɪftair·lift

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airlift, liftverb

    transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

    Synonyms:
    rise, cosmetic surgery, nip and tuck, heave, face lifting, lift, ski lift, facelift, elevation, rhytidectomy, ski tow, raising, face lift, elevator, rhytidoplasty, aerodynamic lift, raise

  2. airlift, liftverb

    fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

    "Food is airlifted into Bosnia"

    Synonyms:
    hook, rise, nobble, wind, cabbage, vacate, hoist, annul, elevate, uprise, lift, go up, pinch, plagiarize, arise, abstract, rescind, come up, bring up, plagiarise, pilfer, filch, purloin, snarf, overturn, repeal, raise, sneak, get up, move up, swipe, reverse, revoke, rear, face-lift, rustle, countermand

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  1. List of paraphrases for "airlift":

    air, airline, aviation

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How to use airlift in a sentence?

  1. The Pentagon:

    Once we get more airlift out of Kabul, we're going to put as many people on those planes as we can. There will be a mix, not just American citizens but perhaps some Afghan SIV applicants as well.

  2. Randy Forbes:

    From unmanned carrier aviation, to critical Air Force strike and airlift programs, to investment in Marine Corps amphibious programs, to the next-generation undersea nuclear deterrent, this year’s mark will help sustain America’s power projection capabilities in the years ahead.

  3. Beverly Hallberg:

    The president's angry facial expressions and raised voice didn't match the content of his speech. His words were offensive—praising himself for the 'biggest airlift in history'—and his body language and vocals told the true story: That this president was trying to defend the unforgiveable, the speech was poorly written because the goal of it was to take blame off the person, the commander-in-chief, and instead blame the Americans who were told the Taliban would never take control.

  4. Orlando Carvalho:

    There has been some initial contact with the French government, we believe the French military is just looking to have a force structure that gives them the tactical airlift that they need together with the strategic airlift that the A400M is providing.

  5. Joshua Bhatt:

    We radioed for medical advice. They asked us to inject 100 mg of hydrocortisone, since we were at the coast we requested a chopper for an airlift as it was better to take her off. As seafarers, we cannot do much for emergencies.


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