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lift down

To pick someone or something up from a higher place or position and set them or it down at a lower place or position. A noun or pronoun can be used between "lift" and "down." Would you mind lifting down those boxes for me off the shelf? Don't move off that branch, sweetie, let me lift you down!
See also: down, lift

lift someone or something down (from something)

to move someone or something down (from something or some place) by lifting and carrying. Would you please lift Jimmy down from the top bunk? Frank lifted down the heavy box.
See also: down, lift
References in classic literature ?
D'Urberville alighted, and lifted her down bodily in his arms, afterwards placing her articles on the ground beside her.
Mr Junaid then found his wife hanging from the stairs and lifted her down before calling for an ambulance and her father.
Ellie Mae had been sitting on a tractor with her father and it is understood she fell as he lifted her down.