Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun facelift

2 senses of facelift

Sense 1
face lift, facelift, lift, face lifting, cosmetic surgery, rhytidectomy, rhytidoplasty, nip and tuck -- (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")
       => plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, anaplasty -- (surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue)

Sense 2
face lift, facelift, face lifting -- (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")
       => renovation, redevelopment, overhaul -- (the act of improving by renewing and restoring; "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed")

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