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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised;
- Example: "some actresses have more than one face lift"
[syn: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck]

2. a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes;
- Example: "give your home a facelift"
- Example: "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
[syn: face lift, facelift, face lifting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

face lift \face lift\ n. 1. an operation to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from a person's face. Syn: face lifting, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a renovation that improves the outward appearance, as of a building. Syn: face lifting. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

face lift n 1: plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift" [syn: face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck] 2: a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction" [syn: face lift, facelift, face lifting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "face lift": furbish, furbishment, recondition, reconditioning, refit, refresh, refreshment, refurbish, refurbishment, renew, renewal, renovate, renovation, retread, retreading, revamp, slum clearance, urban renewal