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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 ?
So I brought stones and piled them up till I could reach him; then I lifted him down, for he was very light, being but skin and bones.
He put his left arm around the child and supported him while he lifted him down. Mr Dursley also denied "briskly" escorting the child from the room.
She and partner Leon Ball lifted him down and she tried to resuscitate him while Leon dialled 999.
Get the pail first, Nipper.' He lifted him down and in half a minute the milk was flowing in a white stream into the pail.