Definition of lift (or raise) someone's spirits in English:

lift (or raise) someone's spirits


  • Cause someone to become more cheerful.

    ‘your kind words truly lifted my spirits’
    • ‘The guides lifted our spirits as they sang songs in unison.’
    • ‘A letter from his sister raised his spirits.’
    • ‘The start of the finale is enough to raise everyone's spirits.’
    • ‘I threw a ball to him before the game in an effort to lift his spirits.’
    • ‘A fortnight by the sea will be just the thing to lift my spirits.’
    • ‘He always said something to lift her spirits.’